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Federal official

Eugene Kang is the Special Projects Coordinator and Confidential Assistant to President Barack Obama.

Background

Kang, Eugene was born in 1984 in Michigan, United States.

Education

Eugene Kang is an Ann Arbor native who attended Greenhills School before enrolling at the University of Michigan.

Career

At Michigan, Kang made a 2005 bid for the Ann Arbor City Council. He later worked on Senator Amy Klobuchar's (D-Minn) 2006 campaign. During Obama's Presidential campaign he worked in the political division.

A second-generation Korean American, he was also a part of the Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders National Leadership Council. Kang has been described as a "close confidant to Obama" and has played eleven rounds of golf with the President from the time he took office through 2013.