Americans call them hillbillies, rednecks, or white trash. I call them neighbors, friends, and family. J. D. Vance
James David Vance (born James Donald Bowman, August 2, 1984) is an American venture capitalist, author, and politician serving as the junior United States senator from Ohio since 2023. A member of the Republican Party, he came to prominence with his 2016 memoir, Hillbilly Elegy.