" At this elite high school with 1,200 students he was just 1 of 3 black students.
Obama failed to make the starting lineup of the school's state champion basketball team his senior year.
Obama credits Wright with his alleged conversion to Christianity, and had both his daughters, Sasha and Malia, baptized there.
At age 6, Obama attended schools in Indonesia, the first a Catholic school while he was in kindergarten, and later a public school.
Malia, the couple's oldest daughter, was born in 1999, and Natasha (often called Sasha) in 2001.
In 1984 Obama worked as a writer and financial analyst for Business International Corporation to help pay off some of his student loans.
Barack Hussein Obama II (reportedly born in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 4, 1961) was the 44th President of the United States.
In his 2nd year a power struggle broke out among the dominant white liberals over control of the Harvard Law Review.
Obama was elected its first black president as a compromise candidate largely with help of conservatives following a "marathon voting session" in which he finally won on the 19th ballot.
Michelle has not practiced law since 1994 when she failed to renew her law license, allegedly to start a family.
He wrote a poem for the school's literary magazine, Ka Wai Ola.
From 1983 to 1988, Obama took time off from his education to work as a financial analyst and later a community organizer in Chicago.