Dr. Hyun Jin Preston Moon is Chairman of UCI, a District of Columbia non-profit corporation governed by a self-perpetuating, independent board.
A dynamic global peace advocate, Dr. Hyun Jin Moon is founder and chairman of the Global Peace Foundation (GPF). Founded in 2009, Global Peace Foundation (GPF) is an international non-sectarian, non-partisan, nonprofit organization, which promotes an innovative, values-based approach to peace building, guided by the vision of One Family under God.
Dr. Moon is also an award-winning author of Korean Dream: A Vision for a Unified Korea, gaining repute as a best-seller in the Republic of Korea and making the recommended reading list of the Director of the U.S. DIA.
Dr. Moon has a lifelong passion for empowering young leaders. He has particularly inspired youth in emerging countries. He founded the global NGO, Service For Peace, in 2002, now established in 27 nations and recognized by the United Nations. Service For Peace provides service learning opportunities for youths of diverse backgrounds, who work together to address urgent social needs in their communities.
He is a devoted outdoors man who values the time he spends in nature as a source of rich spiritual renewal. A horseman for most of his life, he was a member of the Korean Equestrian Team in the Seoul Olympics and the Barcelona Olympics. Dr. Moon was born in South Korea but has made the United States his adopted home where he is a citizen. He and his wife Jun Sook are the proud parents of nine children.