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Jenna Bush Hager

Co-host of TODAY with Hoda & Jenna

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Why Jenna Bush Hager Is Captivating Audiences

Humanitarian, Correspondent and Best-Selling Author, Jenna Bush Hager brings her unique vantage point to every audience leaving them mesmerized. Raised in the White House with her twin sister, Barbara, Hager cultivated an innate sense of purpose at an early age. Hager has seen firsthand how small change can make a large difference in a single life. Travels to impoverished areas in Africa and Latin America impressed upon her the call to address the most pressing health, education and economic inequality issues of our time. To all who listen, Hager ignites a passion to serve and inspire young leaders to give back in their schools, local communities or abroad.

Her latest book, Everything Beautiful in Its Time, will be released in the fall of this year. Hager shares moving, funny stories about her beloved grandparents and the wisdom they passed on that has shaped her life. With genuine appeal and heart felt warmth, Hager brings to light stories of hope, humor and humanity.

About Jenna Bush Hager

Jenna Bush Hager is the co-host of TODAY with Hoda and Jenna, alongside Hoda Kotb. She is also an editor-at-large for Southern Living magazine. Currently Hager is the chair of UNICEF’s Next Generation, an initiative dedicated to reducing the number of preventable childhood deaths around the world. She has traveled throughout Latin America and the Caribbean with UNICEF where she saw firsthand the plight faced by the underprivileged.

Hager is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Sisters First, written with her sister Barbara Pierce Bush. This book takes readers on an extraordinary and deeply personal journey of what it is like to be born into a political dynasty. The sisters reveal never-before-told stories about their family and uncover the enduring sisterly bond that kept them sane through it all.

She also penned another New York Times bestseller Ana’s Story: A Journey of Hope, which she wrote after interning with UNICEF in Latin America. The story is based on the life of a 17-year-old single mother living with HIV determined to shield her child from the abuse and neglect that riddled her own childhood.

Like her mother, Laura Bush, Hager once taught public school. Together, they co-authored the children’s books Our Great Big Backyard and Read All About It!.