Gabriel Nadales is the Leadership Institute’s Student Rights Advocate. Gabriel is from Los Angeles, CA, attended Citrus College in the San Gabriel Valley, and has been politically active for the last 10 years. He is currently enrolled at Northwestern California School of Law.
Gabriel was first politically active as a member of the left and was part of Antifa. However, Gabriel found the Leadership Institute and began his career in conservative politics in 2013.
During college, Gabriel was an active member of Young Americans for Liberty in which the chapter sued Citrus College for free speech violations and won a $110,000 settlement. Gabriel also has experience working for the Leadership Institute as a Campus Reform Contributor and a Field Representative in Colorado. For the past five years, he has been helping conservatives fight against liberal bias on America’s college campuses through the Leadership Institute.
Gabriel has also spoken at dozens of universities throughout the country exposing the extreme left and argues in favor of civility over political violence. He was also named Gentleman of the Year by the Network for Enlightened Woman in 2016.
Gabriel has appeared on Fox and Friends, the Ingraham Angle, Tucker Carlson Tonight and Varney & Co. on the Fox Business Network. In 2019, Gabriel was invited to the White House to witness President Trump sign a historic executive order to support free speech on college campuses.