Kayleigh McEnany, White House Press Secretary

Kayleigh McEnany

White House Press Secretary

Kayleigh McEnany was born in April 1988 in Tampa, Florida. She graduated from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Washington, D..C., with a degree in international politics. She studied abroad at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford. While at Oxford, she taught politics. She was a television producer.

She enrolled at the University of Miami School of Law before transferring to Harvard Law School, where she earned a Juris Doctor.

She interned for several politicians and later worked in the White House Office of Communications in the George W. Bush administration, where she wrote media briefings. She worked for CNN as a paid commentator for a time.

In April 2020, she became the White House Press Secretary.

McEnany is married to Sean Gilmartin, a Major League Baseball pitcher. They have one daughter. She is a Christian.

In the News…

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany wears a cross in her high-profile position. In an interview, she explained.

“I always wanted to be in politics and media but never really set out for that position. But it all fit together like a woven web because God had a path lined up for me, as he does for each and every person on earth,” McEnany said. “All you have to do is trust him, and follow his path, and pray, and he makes all the dots fit together. The very least I can do is wear the cross, the symbol of the very instrument he died on to save humanity, Jesus Christ.” She added, “Faith is the reason I’m here.”

A wife, mother, and conservative woman of faith, she also discussed what it is like serving in President Donald Trump’s administration. She gave her take on the press briefings and how her life has changed since she entered one of the most high profile positions in the United States.

Contact this Leader…

Did you pray for Press Secretary McEnany today? You can let her know at:

Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC  20500


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