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Meet Hope Hicks, Dedman College alumna, now one of Trump’s youngest advisers

Business Insider

Originally Posted: July 6, 2017

Hope Hicks, 28, was born in Greenwich, a town of 60,000 on the southwest tip of Connecticut that’s a favorite spot for hedge fund headquarters.

She was a model, actress, and lacrosse player as a child, before getting her English degree at Southern Methodist University.

Hicks didn’t intend on playing such a large role in a presidential campaign, instead falling into the gig through a job at the Trump Organization.

But she now finds herself as one of President Donald Trump’s youngest advisers, serving as assistant to the president and director of strategic communications in the White House.

Hicks has been with Trump — to use his words — “from the beginning.” She stuck on his campaign through multiple staff revamps, including two high-profile changes at the campaign-chair position.

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