Louisville KY – Mosiac Award 2020-2021 – Di Tran


Di Tran is an entrepreneur, business owner, professor, and active community member. His story is one of determination and service. After earning his Master’s from the University of Louisville, Tran served as a computer engineer at Humana while, at the same time, opening and operating several nail salons in partnership with his family. Through these businesses, Tran sponsored people from across the world to come to Louisville, find employment, and earn American citizenship; he now owns six nail salons.

He also is the owner and proprietor of the Louisville Beauty Academy (LBA). Since launching LBA in 2016, Tran has trained more than 260 students, an accomplishment for which he was named a Kentucky Colonel in 2019. He also serves as a part-time computer science professor at Sullivan University. Tran launched a technical college, Louisville Institute of Technology in 2018. Tran is currently running for Kentucky State Senate of District 37.

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