|Born||John Bouvier Kennedy Schlossberg
January 19, 1993
New York City, U.S.
|Alma mater||Yale University|
|Parents||Edwin Arthur Schlossberg
Caroline Bouvier Kennedy
John Bouvier Kennedy Schlossberg (born January 19, 1993), known as "Jack", is the son of Caroline Bouvier Kennedy and a member of the Kennedy family. He is an undergraduate student at Yale University.
Early life and family
Schlossberg was born on January 19, 1993, in New York City to designer Edwin Arthur "Ed" Schlossberg (born 1945) and Caroline Kennedy (born 1957), daughter of U.S. President John F. Kennedy (1917–1963) and First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (1929–1994). He has two older sisters, Rose Kennedy Schlossberg (born 1988) and Tatiana Celia Kennedy Schlossberg (born 1990). Schlossberg's father comes from an Orthodox Jewish family of Ukrainian descent while his mother is a Catholic of Irish, French, Scottish, and English descent. Jack Schlossberg and his sisters grew up Catholic, but also observe Jewish traditions and holidays. As the lone grandson of President Kennedy and the First Lady, Schlossberg became the only surviving male descendant of JFK's immediate family when his uncle, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr. (1960–1999), died childless in a plane crash on July 16, 1999.
In eighth grade, Schlossberg co-founded ReLight New York which raised more than $100,000 to install compact fluorescent lights in low-income housing developments. Following the footsteps of his sister Tatiana, Schlossberg is a student at Yale University. At Yale, he is training to become an EMT (Emergency medical technician).
At Yale, Schlossberg writes for the Yale Daily News and Yale Herald. He also posts opinion pages for the New York Times. In addition to his EMT training, Schlossberg aspires to pursue a career in politics after college graduation. In November 2013, he attended the "Medal of Freedom Award Dinner" to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his grandfather's death where he introduced President Barack Obama at the dinner.
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