Attorney, Writer, and Public Speaker in United States
A.J. Delgado is a conservative commentator, columnist, attorney, and author, who served as Senior Advisor and as Hispanic Outreach Director, as well as a national TV surrogate, for the Trump/Pence campaign. A.J.'s writings have been published in The American Conservative, National Review, The Miami Herald, The Washington Post, Breitbart, The Daily Caller, Fox News, and various other publications and sites, and she has appeared on multiple radio, online, and cable news shows, including Fox News, MSNBC, CNN, CNN en Espanol, Yahoo!, Al Jazeera, Univision, Telemundo, and NPR. She published her first book, Hip To Be Square: Why It's Cool To Be A Conservative, in 2012. A.J. has been profiled in various outlets, such as Yahoo! News, Daily Caller, and VICE.
A.J. holds a juris doctor from Harvard Law School. Following graduation, she practiced law as a litigator in New York City, representing a variety of Fortune 500 companies. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the University of Florida, from which she graduated summa cum laude with a 4.0 GPA. Her senior thesis refuted the claims of Holocaust deniers and exposed their anti-Semitism.
AJ received widespread praise for her work on the Trump campaign, with the Village Voice hailing her as Trump's "perfect surrogate" and Chris Hayes touting her as Trump's most effective representative on television.
The child of Cuban immigrants, A.J. is a native Spanish speaker. In addition to writing and speaking about politics, she enjoys mixed martial arts and working to advance the cause of dog welfare. She is the proud best friend of four rescue dogs.