South Jersey Woman Makes Presidential History
She is the first woman to successfully head a United States Presidential campaign, and she's from South Jersey.
Kellyanne Conway is the campaign manager for President Elect Donald Trump. She was born in Camden, raised in Atco, and worked for eight summers on a blueberry farm in Hammonton, picking blueberries.
This entry from Wikipedia, shows how being raised in South Jersey influenced Kellyanne's life:
Conway credits her experience working for eight summers on a blueberry farm in Hammonton for teaching her a strong work ethic. "The faster you went, the more money you'd make." At age 16 she won the New Jersey Blueberry Princess pageant. At 20, she won the World Champion Blueberry Packing competition. She states, "Everything I learned about life and business started on that farm."
Regardless of your choice of politics, you have to admit that's pretty cool.
Kellyanne and her husband still live in New Jersey.
Just so happens that Kellyanne's 50th birthday happens to be January 20, 2017...inauguration day for the 45th President of the United States.