7 Jobs Obama Should Consider After the White House

CAMP DAVID, MD - OCTOBER 21: In this handout image provided by The White House, U.S. President Barack Obama reads briefing material while meeting with advisors inside his cabin October 21, 2012 at Camp David, Maryland. The president also convened a conference call with Homeland Security Advisor John Brennan, FBI Director Robert Mueller and Chief of Staff Jack Lew to discuss the mass shooting in Wisconsin as the news unfolded. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)

7 Jobs Obama Should Consider After the White House

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Published January 20, 2017

  1. Chancellor of a University
    UNITED STATES - MAY 7 - President Barack Obama speaks during the 148th commencement ceremony at Howard University May 7, 2016 in Washington, DC. President Obama is the sixth sitting U.S. president to deliver the commencement speech at Howard University. (Photo By Al Drago/CQ Roll Call)
    (Photo: By Al Drago/CQ Roll Call)

    His experience as a professor and large base of knowledge make him well-suited to run an institution where liberal thinking is taught and encouraged.

  2. Founder of a Tech Start-Up
    WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 8:  U.S. President Barack Obama fist-bumps middle-school student Adrianna Mitchell while participating in an "Hour of Code" event in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next to the White House on December 8, 2014 in Washington, DC.  The event is in honor of Computer Science Education Week. (Photo by Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)
    (Photo: Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)

    Let’s face it, the coolest new CEOs are in tech. Obama was the very first digital president. We’d love to see him jump in the tech game. After all, he’d be great at sourcing investors.

  3. Festival Producer

    With all the great events and concerts held at White House throughout his presidency, maybe he and Michelle could team up to create some awesome international festival events.

  4. Creative Director of a Denim Line
    US President Barack Obama and dauther Malia arrive to watch the Oregon State University vs University of Akron college basketball game at the Diamond Head Classic at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, on December 22, 2013. Michelle Obama's bother, Craig Robinson, is the coach of Oregon State. The first family is in Hawaii for their annual winter holiday vacation.   AFP PHOTO/Jewel SAMAD        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
    (Photo: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

    Obama has become quite popular for his infamous “dad jeans” while in office. Now is the time for him to flip that persona on its head and take on a new creative director position for a hot denim line.

  5. NBA Commissioner
    WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04:  U.S. President Barack Obama holds a Golden State Warriors basketball jersey during an event with the team in the East Room on February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. Obama welcomed the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors to the White House to congratulate the team on their championship season.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
    (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

    We all know Obama loves basketball. With his management skills and ability to relate to the players, becoming the commissioner of the NBA seems like a perfect position for him.

  6. Chairman of the Nobel Peace Prize Committee
    Nobel Peace Prize laureate, US President Barack Obama poses on the podium with his diploma and gold medal during the Nobel ceremony at the City Hall in Oslo on December 10, 2009. The president faces a tricky task of reconciling the revered honor with his decision just last week to send 30,000 troops to escalate the war in Afghanistan, a move which tripled the US force there since he took office.    AFP PHOTO / Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
    (Photo: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

    Obama’s moral compass is set pretty high. This would be an awesome position for him!

  7. Late Night Talk Show Host

    Millennials like our news mixed with a bit of comedy and celeb influence. Obama has the personality and contacts to host a far-reaching late night talk show that could reach people in a unique way.

Written by BET Staff

(Photo: Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)


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