Barack Obama

Early Life and Family

What was his early education?

Barack Obama attended local public and private schools in Indonesia as a youngster, including St. Francis of Assisi School and then the Model Primary School Menteng I. When he moved back to Hawaii to live with his grandparents, he attended Punahou School—an exclusive private school. Obama played on his high school basketball team at Punahou, but did not crack the starting lineup, as his state-winning championship team featured several college prospects.


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