Jordan Blashek is a Republican, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, and an aspiring business leader. He grew up in a Jewish family in Encino, California. After graduating from Princeton University in 2009, he spent five years in the Marines as an infantry office and was awarded two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals. Jordan has published articles in the Marine Corps Gazette, the American Thinker, and the British Medical Journal. He holds degrees from Yale Law School, Stanford Graduate School of Business, and Princeton University, and currently works at a venture firm for public benefit created by the CEO of Alphabet.