His feat is quite remarkable.
After all, he has become the 44th president of the United States, which is nothing less than legend.
He has the widely publicized honor of being the first Afro-American President of the United States.
Barak Obama became the President, the world has always tried to find out about his past and his current activities from various sources.
The following are some of the highlights of his rise to fame and history: 1.
Barak Obama was one of the junior senators from January 2005 to November 2008, when he quit his service for his current position.
He served as the junior senator from Illinois.
He is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School.
He was also the president of the Harvard Law Review, which is a journal of legal scholarship.
He used to practice as a civil rights lawyer in the City of Chicago.
Furthermore, he can also be said to be a teacher, as he used to teach constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School.
He started his presidential campaign in February 2007, following his victory over Hillary Rodham Clinton to win the nomination of the Democrats.
Subsequently, he defeated the Republican nominee John McCain in the 2008 general election.
Barak was inaugurated for his current post in January 2009.
The following is a list of some of his personal characteristics that have been gathered from different forms of the media.
Obama is from Hawaii.
He is of a mixed race, being the son of a Kenyan father and American mother.
Furthermore, he has spent time in Indonesia where he lived with his mother after his parents were divorced.
One of the lesser known facts about him is that he has won the Grammy in 2006.
He won it in the category of the best spoken word recording for the audio avatar of his book known as 'Dreams From My Father.
He smokes even though the White House is a non-smoking zone.
He cannot tolerate ice cream even though he worked at a Baskin Robbins outlet in his younger days.
He has a wide collection of the Spiderman and Conan the Barbarian comics.
He was nicknamed the "O Bomber" in his high school days due to his basketball prowess.
He listens to Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, Bach, and The Fugees.
Furthermore, as is more than evident from the aforementioned facts, Mr.
Barak Obama is not very different from the common man except in terms of passion.
However, in terms of his presidential reign, he is still in the process of meeting the goals that he had laid down for himself when he decided to take on the responsibility of the entire country in his hands.