I hope people don't think it's Carrot Top or Shaun White.
The Spanish response will be given by State Delegate Elizabeth Guzmán, one of three first ever Hispanic women elected to the Virginia House in 2017.
Brand new POTUSes don't give SOTU speeches, but the Dem response to President* Trump's February 2017 speech to a joint session of Congress was an old white male, Steve Beshear, broadcast from a diner in Lexington, Kentucky. I remember it being panned for being lame and for the visual being bizarre. The Spanish response was be given by activist Astrid Silva of Nevada.
... Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont (an independent who caucuses with the Democrats in the Senate) responded to the speech in a 14-minute video posted to Facebook, in which he criticized Trump for failing to make any mention of income inequality, criminal justice reform, or climate change. Sanders also stated: "President Trump once again made it clear he plans on working with Republicans in Congress who want to repeal the Affordable Care Act, throw 20 million Americans off of health insurance, privatize Medicare, make massive cuts in Medicaid, raise the cost of prescription drugs to seniors, eliminate funding for Planned Parenthood, while at the same time, he wants to give another massive tax break to the wealthiest Americans."
According to the Democratic think-tank Center for American Progress, Trump made 51 false or manipulative statements during his speech.