Paras is one of the most successful online argumentation, public speaking, and debate coaches in the United States. He has completed 5,000+ hours of 1-on-1 online debate tutoring and has been a trailblazer in popularizing "online debate coaching" as an industry. Notable accomplishments include coaching two national champions (2017, 2019) and the youngest finalist in history (10th grade, 2018) at the most prestigious high school national championship in the United States: the Tournament of Champions (TOC). Paras is the principal architect of DebateDrills and oversees its day-in day-out workflows. He received a B.S. from the University of California, Berkeley, where he was also a PhD student until December 2018.