Or it might be Kim Jong Un.
On the list along with Trump, though, are some seriously deserving individuals.
Others on the shortlist for this year's award include Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Trump, former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller and "Wonder Woman" director Patty Jenkins. Trump has also proposed ending DACA, a programme that gives legal status to "Dreamers", undocumented immigrants that have been in the US since they were children. Since President Trump announced he would end an Obama-era program that deferred the deportations of these undocumented "Dreamers", their fate has been thrown into uncertainty. No offense to people like Jenkins (Wonder Woman was great!), Kaepernick (he definitely drove headlines), or Bezos, but these two seem like the most logical selections.
Patty Jenkins: The director of "Wonder Woman" who became the first female director of an American studio superhero movie. She's been tapped to direct the film's sequel.
England get lucky but Gareth Southgate urges caution
The Hand of God plucked the ball containing England's name from a pot during the draw staged inside Moscow's State Kremlin Palace. The draw stirred fond memories for Southgate of playing for England against Tunisia at France 98, a match they won 2-0.
Trump, for obvious reasons-he's the president of the United States, and he certainly shaped the world in a whole variety of ways this year. Since then, allegations against other big names in Hollywood and entertainment have cost many high-powered men their jobs, multiple media outlets have reported.
One possible (and deserving) victor of the title that isn't technically a person is the #MeToo movement, which began during the 2016 election when it was revealed that then-candidate Trump had admitted on tape to sexually assaulting women, but really picked up steam in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 32, recently led a massive crackdown on businessmen and members of the royal family accused of corruption.
The magazine, which has named a Person of the Year every year since 1927, will announce its choice for 2017 on "The Today Show" on Wednesday.
Xi Jinping, 64, was given a second five-year presidential term in China this year.