Jenna Bush to speak at chamber event

Why,, what has she done? besides being born into a political family?   Seems stupid to have a keynote speaker that only claim to fame is who  her family is.  This is a king/queen mentality.  Does she have any business  experience? Has she accomplished anything?  What will she talk about, what it is like to be a princess?    

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Sounds like there is a lot more to her than "being a princess".

 

Jenna Bush Hager (born November 25, 1981)[1] is an American teacher, author, and journalist. She is the younger of the sororal twin daughters of the 43rd U.S. President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush, and a granddaughter of the 41st U.S. President George H. W. Bush and former First Lady Barbara Bush. She and her sister Barbara were the first twin children of a U.S. president.

Jenna Bush Hager
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Hager prior to her wedding to Henry Hager
BornJenna Welch Bush
November 25, 1981 (age 36)
DallasTexasU.S.
Alma materUniversity of Texas, Austin (BA)
OccupationTeacher, author, correspondent
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)Henry Chase Hager (m. 2008)
Children2
Parent(s)George W. Bush
Laura Bush
RelativesBarbara Pierce Bush (twin sister)
FamilyBush
WebsiteJenna Bush Hager – Today Show

After her father's presidency, Hager became an author, serves as an editor-at-large for Southern Living magazine, and also a television personality on NBC, being featured most prominently as a member of The Today Show.[2]

With her father becoming President in 2001, she attended the University of Texas at Austin and took summer classes at New York University. She was a legacy member of Kappa Alpha Theta, her mother's sorority. While there, Jenna and her sister Barbara made national headlines when they were both arrested for alcohol-related charges twice within 5 weeks: on April 29, 2001, Jenna was charged with a misdemeanor for possession of alcohol under the age 21 in Austin. On May 29, 2001, Jenna was charged with another misdemeanor—attempting to use a fake ID (with the name "Barbara Pierce", her paternal grandmother's maiden name) to purchase alcohol. She pleaded no contest to both charges.[5][6][7][8] Jenna Bush graduated from UT Austin with a degree in Englishin 2004.

Before leaving Washington, D.C. in Summer 2006, Hager worked at Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom Public Charter School for a year and a half as a teacher's aide.[12] She took a leave of absence from the Charter School teaching position to work at a shelter as part of an internship for UNICEF's Educational Policy Department in Latin America, specifically in Panama.[13][14] After her internship for UNICEF, Hager returned to her position at the charter school in Washington, D.C.[15] She currently works as a part-time reading coordinator at the SEED Public Charter School in BaltimoreMaryland, and contributes a monthly news story about education for the Today show.[16]

Jenna Hager (left), with her mother, her twin sister, and Elmo, at the Sesame Workshop Fifth Annual Benefit Dinner

WritingEdit

In 2007, Hager began marketing a book proposal with the assistance of Robert B. Barnett, a Washington attorney.[17] The title of the book is Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope and it chronicles her experiences working with UNICEF sponsored charities in Latin America, including visits to drought stricken Paraguay in 2006, while working as an intern for United Nations Children's Fund.[13][18][19][20] HarperCollins announced in March 2007 it would publish the book and it was released September 28, 2007, with an initial printing of 500,000 copies.[21] Her share of the profits will go to UNICEF; the remainder will go to the woman whose life is the basis of the book, assisting in the young woman's continuing education.[22] During the book tour, Hager appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show; during the interview Hager telephoned her parents.[23][24] Hager wrote a second book, in conjunction with her mother, which is designed to encourage children to read.[25] The book, entitled Read All About It!, was published on April 22, 2008, also by HarperCollins.[25]

 

On November 26, 2012, Hager was named editor-at-large of Southern Living magazine.[26]

NBC News correspondent and otherEdit

In August 2009, NBC hired Hager as a correspondent and contributor for the Today Show.

As time has progressed, Hager's profile has increased not only on Today, but also NBC News as a whole, even anchoring NBC Nightly News broadcasts on occasion as a substitute anchor.

 

 

Hager also serves on the board of the Greenwich International Film Festival.[36][37]

Unlike most of her relatives, Hager is not a member of the Republican Party. While registering to vote in New York, she mistakenly registered with the Independence Party of New York while meaning to declare herself a nonpartisan.[38] In 2010, Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush told People that they preferred not to identify with any political party, stating, "We're both very independent thinkers."[39][40][41]

 

 
Recratican posted:

According to my Siri, Jenna Bush Hager founded the Catholic Church. Why not? Makes as much sense as Jesus founding it.

Was this before or after her father headed up a crypto-National Socialist organization?  Due to his grandfather, Prescott, doing business with a German shipping magnate, before the war, and owning one share in a German corporation.  BTW, the shipping magnate spent years in a German concentration camp and Bush surrendered the share to the FBI, when they requested it. 

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