Blake Kernen is a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania from Short Hills, New Jersey. She is currently pursuing her B.S. in Political Science while holding the position of Head of Investor Relations at Sansom Hill Capital. Blake has been politically and fiscally aware from a young age, exposed to both fields by her father, CNBC’s Joe Kernen, anchor of Squawk Box. At age eleven, she co-authored a book with her father titled, Your Teacher Said What?! Defending our Kids from the Liberal Assault on Capitalism. Following the book’s release, Blake was featured on the Today Show, Fox & Friends, Hannity, On the Record with Greta van Susteren, MSNBC, CNN, CNBC, and spoke at the Harvard Business School, the Adam Smith Society, and the US Chamber of Commerce. After publishing her book, Blake worked as an independent blogger and teen journalist for Huffpost, participated in Young Women’s Political Leadership Conference (‘17), and most recently interned at Nasdaq MarketSite.