Colin Nguyen (University of Washington, ‘05), has been named Phi Kappa Theta’s 2018 recipient of the Outstanding Young Alumnus Award. The award is presented by the Phi Kappa Theta National Foundation and honors an alumnus who has demonstrated exceptional service to his community, the public and/or humanity while embodying the mission, values, spirit and pride of Phi Kappa Theta. Nguyen will be recognized at Impact 18, the Fraternity’s biannual conference this August in Orlando.

Among many accomplishments, Brother Nguyen has been identified in the top 3% of all Real Estate Agents in North America by the age of 30 and is one of the top 15 realtors in the #1 Real Estate office in all of Washington, Oregon and Idaho (PNW). He has also been a special guest speaker and writer for Asian American Magazine Xin Chao.

Nguyen was initiated into Phi Kappa Theta in 2003 with the Washington Beta Delta Chapter at the University of Washington, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Economics. He has also served as co-facilitator of regional workshops for the Fraternity. Brother Nguyen has been chosen as recipient of the Outstanding Young Alumnus Award for his perseverance to bettering himself and others in times of adversity, as well as his established success, perseverance and innovative leadership in the real estate industry. Nguyen currently resides in Lakewood with his wife and daughter.

Impact 18 will be hosted in Orlando, Florida in August of this year and will be a 48-hour intensive development opportunity for collegiate and alumni members on harnessing the power to positively change the communities around them. The conference will be held August 2-5 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel.

Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity is the result of the merging of two Fraternities: Phi Kappa (1889, Brown university) and Theta Kappa Phi (1919, Lehigh university). The merging took place on April 29, 1959 at The Ohio State University. Phi Kappa Theta is a national fraternity that fosters five areas of development within its membership: leadership, fraternal, intellectual, social, and spiritual. Currently, the Fraternity has 42 active chapters. The mission of Phi Kappa Theta is to actively develop men to be effective leaders who passionately serve society, Fraternity and God.