Barack Obama

Joao Policarpo : Biography Research Project

Challenges

  • His family was poor and he lived with his grandparents.
  • He never got to have a good relationship with his dad.
  • His dad died when he was very young.

Career

  • Obama returned from Kenya with a sence of renewal entering Harvard Law School in 1988
  • After law school, Obama returned to Chicago to practice as a civil rights lawyer.

Education

  • While living with his grandparents, Obama enrolled in the esteemed pun aha Academy, excelling in basketball and graduating with academic honors in 1979.
  • Obama also struggled with the absence of his dad, who he only saw once after his parents divorced.

Personal Life

  • Michelle Robinson was assigned to be Obama's adviser during a summer internship at the firm, and not long after, the couple began dating. Their first kiss took place outside of a Chicago shopping center.
  • Obama has now 2 daughters.

Family

  • His parents were divorced.
  • Obama only saw his father once after their parents divorced.
  • He lived with his grandparents.
  • He has 2 daughters and a dog.