Former Utah Governor and U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman will announce he is running for president next Tuesday. He will make the announcement in New Jersey's Liberty State Park with the Statue of Liberty as his backdrop.

Huntsman will head to New Hampshire after the announcement then plans stops in South Carolina, Florida, Utah and Nevada by the end of the month.

He is slated to make an appearance with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger later today in New York City where he is expected to reveal more about his candidacy.

Fox News producer Faith Mangan contributed to this story.