Hayden Williams is the Director of Campus Engagement for the Leadership Institute. He began working for LI during the summer of 2018 when he trained to be a Field Representative. While attending the University of Louisville, Hayden helped start multiple political organizations including College Republicans, Young Americans for Liberty, and Model United Nations.
In late February 2019, while deployed as a Field Rep in California, Hayden was brutally assaulted by a radical protestor at UC Berkeley. This incident was well documented, and as a result of the international attention of this attack, Hayden was invited to speak at CPAC 2019 alongside President Trump about free speech on college campuses.
Hayden Williams was born and raised in the heartland of Kentucky and has been involved in youth politics since middle school.