Harun Vemulapalli debated for Dutchtown High School in Louisiana for four years, and now attends UCLA (class of 2026). They did traditional debate for two years, qualified to NCFLs, and reached LA state tournament finals. They qualified to the Tournament of Champions their senior year, and received a bid at each tournament attended. They reached semi-finals of Apple Valley, quarter-finals of Glenbrooks, and earned top speaker at Greenhill. They were invited to the Harvard and Blue Key Round Robins and cleared at 20+ bid tournaments. They have taught at the Online Debate Institute, the National Symposium of Debate (Flagship and Texas), and have mentored for PepTalk debate. Their debate interests include postmodernism, kritiks, non-topical positions, topicality, theory, and international relations.