Sasha, the daughter of Barack Obama, dates the son of an American actor
Eva Deschamps / April 22, 2022
According to the Daily Mail, Sasha Obama, the 20-year-old daughter of former President Barack Obama is dating Clifton Powell Jr. He is the 24-year-old son of American actor Clifton Powell known for his role in the film Ray by Taylor Hackford.
Sasha and Clifton Powell Jr, a former college basketball player who now works as a business manager, reportedly began dating after she moved to Los Angeles to attend the University of Southern California.
She transferred to USC last fall from the University of Michigan, where she had been a student for two years.
Powell Jr. received a four-year basketball scholarship to the University of California, Santa Barbara, but transferred less than a year later to pursue his passion for film. He is now reportedly working as a writer/director.
News of Sasha's new romance comes just days after her mother, Michelle Obama, confirmed that the college student had a boyfriend.
They loved the Jonas Brothers. Now they're bringing home grown men, the 58-year-old former first lady said on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Tuesday of her daughters, Sasha and Malia Obama, 23.
Malia has been dating her boyfriend, Rory Farquharson, since they met at Harvard in 2017.