The center-back started his career at SV Niederseelbach ( his hometown ) from 1998 to 2001 and moved to dannTaunusstein SV labor, for whom he played until 2004. He then moved to Eintracht Frankfurt and came for this club first in the 2nd team to use.
On 16 January 2011, he made his Bundesliga debut in the home match against Hannover 96
On 23 May 2011 the SpVgg Greuther Fürth announced the signing of Kevin Kraus. He signed a three-year contract until 30 June 2014. Among his first second-division operation he came November 20, 2011 in a 4-0 home win against FSV Frankfurt. On April 14, 2012 Kraus suffered in the 0-2 defeat of Fürth U23 reserve against SV Waldhof Mannheim a torn ACL and fell for the rest of the season.
For the second half of 2012/13 he was awarded to the first third division FC Heidenheim to collect there until the end of the season 2012/13 game practice.
On his return to Fürth he stood right at the first game against Arminia Bielefeld in the starting lineup and played over the full season.