Kwon Atlas is a Denver-Native who was born to serve and lead in Colorado. In his time at Colorado State University (Fort Collins), he found his voice, passion and talent for leadership and since then has actively made an impact in local politics.
At CSU, He was awarded the Bruce E. Smail Diversity Award for contributions to campus diversity in planning and executing several campus events to raise awareness for issues like the Flint Water Crisis, the Mizzou Protest, College affordability and sustainability. Through these team efforts, Atlas raised donations, passed landmark legislation in the student government and had many critical recommendations implemented by the CSU Administration. He graduated in the Spring of 2016 with a Bachelors of Arts in Economics with a double minor in Political Science and Business Administration.
Atlas ran for Mayor of Fort Collins one year after graduation focusing on issues that affected students and low-income citizens. Although he was not successful in the race, he learned a lot about campaigning and local policy.
Kwon went on to work for Rocky Mountain Voter Outreach, working directly with clients such as Albus Brooks, Denver City Council President, State Representative James Coleman, the Denver Classroom Teacher Association in their support of Jennifer Bacon, the City of Denver Office of Economic Development and Pac/West Communications.
He later served as Chief of Staff for State Representative James Coleman during the 2018 session and Constituent Advocate and Community Liaison for United States Senator Michael Bennet after that.
Now he serves as a Senior Advisor in the Office of the Mayor of Denver, Michael B. Hancock and is the Vice President of the Urban League Young Professionals of Metropolitan Denver. Atlas is also the Founder and Chief Editor of the Five Points Atlas (Newspaper) and an Urban and Public Affairs Masters student at the University of San Francisco.