Justin Kawaguchi ’21

Justin Kawaguchi

Graduate Student, USC Sol Price School of Public Policy

Justin Kawaguchi is a SoCal native and Class of 2021 graduate of the Keck School of Medicine of USC with a BA in global health. A USC Lambda Scholar, he served as the president of Society 53, the governing board of the Student Alumni Society, and held leadership positions in the USC Asian Pacific American Student Assembly and the Residential Housing Association, and served as a campus tour guide.

Outside of USC, Kawaguchi is co-chair of Okaeri, an organization dedicated to creating visibility, compassionate spaces and transformation for LGBTQ+ Nikkei and their families. He’s currently pursuing his master’s in health administration from the USC Price School of Public Policy, and hopes to eventually work in the areas of global health, health equity and strategic communication.