Jindal, 39, is a Rhodes Scholar who became Louisiana's youngest health secretary at 25 and the state university system's youngest president at 28. After two terms in Congress, the Republican was elected Louisiana's governor in 2007 and a year later was considered a possible running mate for John McCain. A conservative anticorruption crusader who assumed a large role during the BP oil spill, Jindal is a potential 2016 presidential candidate.
Who is your political hero/inspiration?
What's your go-to political blog?
politico.com and Drudge Report
If you weren't working in politics, what would you be doing?
Helping people access health care
What's the most overlooked issue facing America these days?
Culture obsessed with celebrities, not real heroes.
Where do you see yourself professionally in five years?
Serving as Governor of Louisiana