Gabriel Nadales is the Leadership Institute's Pacific Regional Coordinator covering California. Gabriel is from Los Angeles, CA, attended Citrus College in the San Gabriel Valley and has been politically active for the last 10 years.
Gabriel was first politically active as a member of the left and was even part of Anti-Fa. However, Gabriel found the Leadership Institute and began his career in conservative politics in 2013.
During college, Gabriel was elected to the Student Senate for California Community Colleges, was an active member of Young Americans for Liberty in which the chapter sued Citrus College 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. He was also named Gentleman of the Year by the Network for Enlightened Woman in 2016.
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.