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Guest List: 5 People We’d Love to Hang Out With This February

Photo-illustration by John Ueland.

About Guest List

Guest List is Washingtonian’s monthly roundup of the fantasy cast we’d like to see for dinner this month.

A monthly roundup of people we’d like to have over for drinks, food, and conversation—plus one person we definitely would not.

Brandon Skall

DC Brau’s CEO will have an easier time doubling down on local sales thanks to a recent funding round.

Jurnee Farrell

A senior at Howard, this volleyball player skipped her final tournament to make a lifesaving stem-cell donation.

Jay Raymond

The Space Force chief also has to develop uniforms and an anthem for the newest US military branch.

Jennifer Wexton

The NoVa Democrat is working to replace the statue of Robert E. Lee below the US Capitol Rotunda.

Meroe Park

She spent 27 years at the CIA—an unusual résumé for her new job as number two at the Smithsonian.


Johnny Depp

The star is one of several high-profile out-of-towners using Virginia courts for libel suits that might fizzle back home.

Credits: Photograph of Skall by Tom Williams/Getty; Photograph of Farrell courtesy of Howard University; Photograph of Park by Andrew Harnik/AP.

This article appears in the February 2020 issue of Washingtonian.