Charlie Kirk is the Founder and President of Turning Point USA, a national student movement dedicated to identifying, organizing, and empowering young people to promote the principles of free markets and limited government. With a presence on over 2,000 high school and college campuses nationwide, 250,000 student members, and over 150 full-time staff, Turning Point USA is the largest and fastest growing conservative youth activist organization in the country.
At just 26-years-old, Charlie has appeared on CNBC, Fox News and FOX Business News over 600 times, is an editor-at-large at Newsweek, a regular columnist for Foxnews.com, Breitbart, Washington Times, and The Hill, and was named to the Forbes “30 under 30” list. Charlie was also the youngest speaker at the 2016 Republican National Convention, is the author of two books in addition to his upcoming title, “The MAGA Doctrine: The Only Ideas that Will Win the Future,” which releases March 3, 2019 from Harper Collins. Charlie is also the Chairman of Students for Trump, which aims to activate one million new college voters on campuses in battleground states in the lead up to the 2020 presidential election. In 2019, Charlie was granted an honorary doctorate from Liberty University, citing his exceptional leadership and energetic voice for conservatives and is the co-founder of Liberty University’s Falkirk Center.
Charlie’s social media reaches over 100 million people per month and according to Axios, he is one of the “top 10 most engaged” Twitter handles in the world behind only President Trump among conservatives. Charlie is the host of “The Charlie Kirk Show”—which regularly ranks among the top news shows on Apple podcast charts—where Charlie delivers in-depth analysis of the modern political and cultural landscape, mixing in political philosophy and history with his signature campus activism alongside interviews with some of the most influential people of our time.