Victor Shi, the youngest elected Delegate for Joe Biden in 2020, is a writer, speaker, organizer, activist, podcast co-host, and a freshman at UCLA, where he intends to major in American Literature and Culture and is a member of the school’s Daily Bruin and Political Union clubs.
Most recently, Victor was elected as the youngest delegate for Joe Biden to the DNC Convention in 2020 at age seventeen, amassing over 42,000 votes in Illinois’ Tenth Congressional District. Victor was then offered a position as an Organizer on the Joe Biden for President Campaign as well as a Fellowship on the 59th Presidential Inauguration Committee.
Victor’s on-air commentary and interviews have been featured across various networks and publications including MSNBC, CNN, NBC, PBS Newshour, ABC, the Daily Herald, and the Chicago Tribune. His written work and op-eds have been published by outlets like USA Today, The Hill, Daily Herald, and International Business Times. Victor was fortunate enough to also have been the recipient of the AP National Scholar, CADCA’s Advocate of the Year, and the winner of the 2020 Illinois Youth and Government Moot Court Competition for best oral argument and written brief.