Brendan Smialowski, Agence France-Presse
34, California — 10, D
A former paperboy who’s dedication to growing small businesses led him to assisting farmers in Kenya and Uganda in accessing funding for their businesses. His brother, David, was born with a pre-existing condition, which was a huge motivator for Josh to run for Congress and protect healthcare for people like his brother.
Josh worked for a venture capital firm in New York City before moving to San Francisco to become a vice president of the company. He moved back to CA’s Central Valley and taught at Modesto Junior College.
Photo: Cornell Capa, JFK Library
34, Illinois — 14, D