Kun is a first-year doctoral student in the Division of Sport Management under the guidance of advisor Dr. Hyun-Woo Lee. She works as a graduate teaching assistant within SPMT. Prior to her start at Texas A&M, Kun competed as a Modern Pentathlon professional athlete in the National Team of China while earning her B.A. in Sports Training from Shandong Sports University (2018). She also completed her M.S. in Sports Business at New York University (2020). Her research interests primarily involve examining the impact of sports fans’ intrinsic and extrinsic motives on their consumption behaviors in the eSports context.