8th Grader Impersonator On ‘The Tonight Show’ Is The Best [VIDEO]

Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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An eighth grader’s impersonations of 2016 political figures earned him an appearance on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Wednesday, where he explained how he managed to pull them off during a graduation speech that has since gone viral.

The student’s name is Jack Aiello, 13, from Thomas the Chicago area’s Thomas Middle School. Aiello was selected out of his graduating class to give the eight-minute speech during which he mimicked Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and President Barack Obama. (RELATED: Bryan Cranston: ‘I Believe Donald Trump Loves This Country’)


“I honestly really like doing them all,” Aiello said. “They all have unique mannerisms that … you know he [Trump] has got the hands like this. He’s got this one right there that I can tell you.”

Fallon joked that he had to take notes, because Aiello did a better Trump impression than him.

“You know Hillary Clinton has the fists like this and she escalates throughout the sentence,” he added.

“You know Bernie Sanders has the hands out in front of him, and he has the wandering finger that goes off like that and like this,” he continued.