UMES TRACK & FIELD STAR INTERNS FOR SEN. OBAMA
Jamahl Strachan shakes hands with Sen. Barack Obama on Capitol Hill.
Jamahl Strachan shakes hands with Sen. Barack Obama on Capitol Hill.

Aug. 20, 2008

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. - Jamahl Strachan dreamed of becoming a lawyer and someday pursuing a career in politics while growing up in Nassau, Bahamas.

He had no idea how close a summer internship would move him to realizing that dream.

The 20-year-old University of Maryland Eastern Shore criminology senior spent his summer working in Sen. Barack Obama's, D-Ill., congressional office in Washington.

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