Youth Role Models
Shermichael Singleton (age 29) is a conservative political strategist, writer, and commentator who has worked on multiple presidential campaigns. Previously, Singleton focused on youth outreach and engagement while working on the presidential campaigns of Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, and Dr. Ben Carson. Most recently, Singleton held the position of the youngest-ever Chief of Staff at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. He was also a contributing host of Vox’s “Consider It,” a weekly series addressing pressing issue in American politics. In 2019, Singleton was named to Forbes 30 under 30 in Law and Policy. Learn more about his work here.
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“We have an obligation to challenge what we believe is not right and not just, but we must also challenge ourselves to be a part of the solution.”
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