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KIRK Trần Văn Kirk

 

MEMBER, BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President / Co-Founder
The Southeast Asian Coast2Coast Foundation (SEA2C)

Bio

Trần Văn Kirk has a diverse professional background that includes a storied career in Law Enforcement, Photojournalism, and Multimedia Marketing for Non-Profit Organizations. He is currently a Multimedia Communications Professional and UAS Pilot in the Communications Department of the City of Virginia Beach, Virginia. He has an AA in Photojournalism and BA in Communications from Austin Peay State University.

Kirk co-founded and serves as the President of the Southeast Asian Coast2Coast Foundation (SEA2C) whose mission is to reconnect adoptees from the war in Vietnam with their birth families and to provide emotional healing for active-duty U.S. military combat personnel and Veterans. Through SEA2C’s Multimedia Influence and Education Program, he is the Director and Executive Producer for the multi-award winning “Intersections” Docu-series which highlights the lives of Amerasian children born in Vietnam during the war and whom were in many cases, orphaned and adopted into families around the world. The series also shares the stories of the men, women, and military service members that helped shape their lives. “Intersections" has won multiple awards including Best Inspirational Film from the 2022 Cannes World Film Festival. 

Kirk is the recipient of several awards related to his professional photojournalism and film making experience including, but not limited to several Emmy and Telly awards for his photography, filming, editing, and directing accomplishments across a diverse genre of subject matters. His passion is telling stories through photography and film.

Kirk resides in the beautiful coastal community of Norfolk, Virginia. He volunteers in his local community by serving as an Executive Board Member for the East Oceanview Civic League. When he’s not working, he enjoys long distance running, fishing, surfing, boating, and most importantly of all, quality family time.

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