Raj is a graduate of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York,
where he served as chairman of his conservative club and wrote for the Cornell Review, the campus conservative
publication. He graduated in 2013 with a BA in government and a minor in
Southeast Asian studies.
Raj was involved in various Young America’s Foundation
programs throughout his time at Cornell, including the 9/11: Never Forget Project, campus lectures by Foundation speakers
such as Karl Rove and Marc Thiessen, and the West Coast Leadership Conference.
He received the Phillips Foundation Ronald Reagan College Leaders Scholarship
He was born in India and lived in Singapore and Thailand
before immigrating to the United States with his family. His experiences
growing up helped him recognize the need for strong American leadership that
derives from the principles of free market economics and a strong national
Raj aims to promote conservative principles to the youth of
the country so that they may have the opportunity to hear ideas that are so
often ignored at our educational institutions.