Evan Traylor

Evan Traylor, originally from Edmond, Oklahoma, is a senior at the University of Kansas (KU) studying Political Science, Jewish Studies, and Leadership Studies. A member of Temple B’nai Israel in Oklahoma City, he is an alum of many Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) programs, including the Greene Family Camp, NFTY in Israel, and the Kutz Camp. During his freshman year of college, Evan served as the North American President of NFTY, the Reform Jewish youth movement. Throughout the year Evan serves as an intern for KU Hillel, a trustee on the URJ Board, and a student member of the Hillel International Board of Directors. In his spare time, Evan enjoys reading, traveling, going to KU Basketball games, and exploring Judaism, social justice, and leadership.


Owning My Identities

Owning My Identities

Since I was a little kid growing up in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, I’ve always known that I was somehow different in the Jewish community.