Clifton Powell Jr. Biography

Clifton Powell Jr. is the new man in the life of Sasha Obama, the daughter of the famous former president, Barack Obama. Sasha is right now 20 years old and recently she is feeling close with her new boyfriend Clifton Powell Jr., who is 24 years old and the son of the famous star Clifton Powell or “Ray”.

Early Life

Clifton Powell and his wife Kimberly welcomed their child, Clifton Powell Jr. on 23rd May 1997, who was raised in Los Angeles’ Ladera Heights neighborhood. He went to Village Christian High School, which is one of the top-class private institutions charging around $28,340 the tuition per year. While he graduated high school, Powell Jr. was awarded a 4-year basketball scholarship and was given the chance to be admitted to the University of California at Santa Barbara.

However, he transferred his name out of the university within less than one year and started concentrating on another subject of his life, i.e, films. Powell Jr. has just recently started with the films and before doing that he is currently working on a small freshman basketball bio. In his freshman bio, he has described his intentions that he always wanted to pursue his career as a broadcaster. Despite this, he also revealed that his favorite movie is “Straight Outta Compton” and his favorite TV show is “Scandal”.

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Clifton Powell Jr. Career

Powell Jr. began his career with narrative writing with a small bio on his life up to graduating college. He has also developed his website, where he describes that he is working as a commercial director. His website describes that he has developed his passion for directing and visual storytelling. He is loving the way and craft of directing and quickly throwing fire, adjusting him to learn things faster. Powell Jr. is already on the way to practicing his talent with the directions. He has created video content for the brands like Peloton, and Nike along with one of the projects his dad was involved with.

Clifton Powell Jr. is just 24 years old and has been admitted to the University of California Santa Barbara. He has recently sidelined his college studies and is trying to focus on films and gain some experience with the working of films. Also, he goes by the name Cliff L. Powell for his professional website, which gives an insight into his work life. Although he received a basketball scholarship and had a great time dealing with basketball in his junior years, he “leaps” into the narrative world of the films. According to the website, he has secured himself a writing assistant job for scripted television and is trying to develop a deal of his own in the TV space.

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Clifton Powell Jr. Biography

Real Name Clifton Powell Jr.
Birth Date May 5, 1997
Age (as of 2022) 24 Years
Birth Place Washington, D.C., United States
Nationality American
Profession Basketball Player
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Taurus

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 5” – in Centimeters – 196 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 78 kg  –  in Pounds –  172 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Athletic


Father Clifton Powell
Mother Kimberly Powell
Sister One (May Powell)


School Village Christian High School
College University of California

Relationship Status

Marital Status In Relation
Affair Yes
Who is his girlfriend? Sasha Obama

Personal Life

Powell Jr. and Sasha Obama met each other somewhere while leaving or getting admission to the University of Southern California in the fall of 2021. Sasha has previously developed her career at the University of Michigan, where she studied for two years. The couple was photographed for the first time earlier in April but it is not clear when the couple exactly started dating each other or started hanging out together.

However, it seems as if the Obamas have already stamped the relationship between the two personalities. In the family, Michelle Obama gives insights into the life of the two while saying that Sasha has a boyfriend and they together love Jonas Brothers, bringing their choices home. The former first lady, who is 58 by now, said on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”, earlier it was like pop bands and now they have boyfriends and real lives. On the other hand, Sasha’s elder sister  Malia, who is 23 by now, has been dating Rory Farquharson since they met in 2017.

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Clifton Powell Jr. Net Worth

As far as Powell Jr.’s career is concerned, he is just starting with his career. Powell Jr.’s father has appeared in many films like Menace II Society, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, and Dead Presidents. The proud father of the 24 years old son has given him a tribute on his 24th birthday last May writing, “you changed my life and still bringing so much joy to me….”

Clifton Powell is a famous American actor, who has appeared in hundreds of films since his first appearance in the 1980s film. It is for sure that he is earning a net worth of around $5 million, giving his family including his son Powell Jr. a luxurious lifestyle.

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