Barack Obama Barack Obama had a mother that was from Kansas and she worked in the army and had earned the federal housing arrangement. His father was from Kenya. He was born in Hawaii on august 4th1946.His grand father served in the Patton's army, and his grandmother worked in a secretarial pool and got to a middle management .President Obama went to college with a scholar ship and some student loans. After that he moved to Chicago and he helped restore communities. He wanted to go to law school so he would be the first African American to become president of the Harvard Law Review.
BEFORE HE WAS PRESIDENT… Before Barack Obama was president his parents separated when he was two years old. His father went to Harvard and got a PhD and returned back to Kenya in1965. In 1966 his mother married Lolo Soetoro. Soon the family moved to Jakarta, Indonesia he met his half sister Maya Soetoro Ng was born. Indonesia started to have problems and his mother didn’t want him to get hurt so when he was 10 he went back to Hawaii.
In school He went to Punahou he also played basket ball and had an academic award it1979. There were only 3 black students in his class. Barack Obama just noticed racism and he said "what is wrong with me I look the same and why is Santa Claus white?" He almost never saw his dad after his family divorced.
A Law career Barack Obama joined the united trinity church of Christ. He went to see his ancestors at the graveyard. He went back to Kenya to attend Harvard Law School in 1998. Next year he met Michelle Robinson. She was highly skilled. She was from Sidley and Austin She was assigned to be Obama's adviser during a summer internship at the firm, and soon the couple began dating. In February 1990, Obama was elected the first African-American editor of the Harvard Law Review, and he graduated magna cum laude in 1991.
Quick facts NAME: Barack Hussein Obama, Jr. OCCUPATION: Lawyer, U.S. President, U.S. Representative BIRTH DATE: August 04, 1961 (Age: 50) EDUCATION: Punahou Academy, Occidental College, Columbia University, Harvard Law School PLACE OF BIRTH: Honolulu, Hawaii
President Obama’s Third Annual Back To School Address