Kagan Dunlap is a fitness master with a bachelor’s degree in exercise and sports science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and has been an active fitness trainer. He has been in the Marine Corps for 7 years and an avid weightlifter for 15 years.
Kagan Dunlap won numerous awards and medals, including 2nd place in Novice Men’s Physique and 3rd place in Open Men’s Physique at Bayou Muscle in New Orleans in April 2021. In terms of military achievements, he finished with successfully completed the Combat Marksmanship Trainers Course, Combat Marksmanship Trainers Course, Martial Arts Instructor Course, Combat Lifesaving Course, Sergeants Course and Corporals Course. He even mentored and led dozens of Marines and served as a vehicle commander and platoon leader while in the infantry.
Kagan was born on November 26, 1986 in Portland, Maine. He spent 11 years in Ellsworth, Maine and moved to North Carolina in 1998. He has two younger siblings and is married to Reilly, who served in the US Coast Guard. Currently, he is influencing many others by promoting a healthy lifestyle on social media.
Kagan served with the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines as a TOW Gunner with The Weapons Company in the Combined Anti-Armor Team for over 5 years. Kagan also recently graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received his bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science in June 2021. As of 2019, he has been actively mentoring aspirants and working for the NROTC program while studying exercise science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Kagan was selected for a Marine Corps commissioning program called the Marine Enlisted Commissioning Education Program which allowed him to remain on active duty while he completed his education. After graduating, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant.
As a fitness instructor and mentor who served the Marines during his career, Kagan Dunlap has helped many others achieve similar goals. He is indeed the perfect example of dedication and hard work.