Kenny Xu is the former development officer at Young America’s Foundation and the current President of Color Us United, an advocacy and public affairs group that advocates for the foundations of colorblindness and a united American culture based on individuality and freedom. An esteemed journalist, activist, speaker and author, Xu has written articles featured in The Federalist, The Washington Examiner, Quillette, and the Daily Signal, which have launched him into features in The New York Times, The Epoch Times, NPR and Fox News.
In July 2021, he published his first book, An Inconvenient Minority: The Attack on Asian American Excellence and the Fight for Meritocracy, which chronicles the Students for Fair Admissions’ affirmative action lawsuit against Harvard and examines the flawed logic behind offering educational opportunities to preferred minorities at the expense of others.
Xu received his Bachelors of Science degree in Mathematics and Philosophy from Davidson College
“In the name of tolerance and diversity, they’re making an exclusive system that’s limiting the most highly qualified applicants in our schools. That’s what’s happening in our country today. We are putting way too much weight in this racial narrative, and we’re diminishing our meritocracy.”