Charlie Kirk

Charlie Kirk,
Founder and Executive Director, Turning Point USA, Chicago, Illinois

Charlie Kirk is the Founder and Executive Director of Turning Point USA, a national student movement dedicated to educating, empowering, and mobilizing young people behind the principles of fiscal responsibility, free markets, and limited government. Screen Shot 2016-08-20 at 8.16.17 AM

Since the inception of Turning Point USA on June 5th of 2012, Charlie has grown Turning Point USA from nothing to having representation on over 800 high schools and college campuses nationwide.

At  21 years old, he has appeared on Fox News, CNBC, and FOX Business News over ninety times including frequent appearances on “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” “Varney & Co.” and “The Willis Report.”

He is a featured columnist for The Washington Times and a contributor at In addition to his entrepreneurial political endeavors, Charlie plays every type of saxophone, was captain of his school’s Varsity Basketball and Football team, and is a proud Eagle Scout.