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September 23, 2018

5-Minute-Interview: I was chosen to shake Obama’s hand in KU

Mundumwiu
Mundumwiu

I'm good at…….lecturing.

I am very bad at…..nothing. Every time I embark on doing something, I succeed, even if minimally sometimes.

The last book I enjoyed reading is……..The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith.

The most surprising thing that happened to me is…….I was chosen to meet US President Barack Obama and shake hands with him when he visited Kenyatta University.

A common misconception of me is…......I am a political activist.

One of my worst childhood fears was……..losing an opportunity to go up to university level.

My ideal night out is............hanging out with friends on a Friday evening.

In another life I'd have been……..a great God-fearing political leader guided by moral values.

If I was a politician, I would……....ensure public resources are protected and equitable distribution of development in all parts of the country.

The best age to be is…….25 to 35.

The best part of my job is….......meeting my deadlines.

My greatest regret is………......failing to emerge the top student in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education exam countrywide.

Historical figure I most identify with……….American rights activist Martin Luther King Jr.

Living person I admire most admire………..Wiper Democratic Movement party leader and Cord co-principal Kalonzo Musyoka.

My greatest achievement are…….being the top graduand at KU and addressing more than 7,700 other graduands and being chosen to meet Obama.

My favourite author is…......celebrated neurosurgeon and US presidential aspirant Ben Carson

My lowest points of misery were.........losing my beloved brother in 2004 and taking my mother to Kenyatta National Hospital.

My greatest possessions are……my Christian values and education.

If I was to die in five minutes last words would be…....Lord, receive me into Your hands.

Jeremiah Mundumwiu is a business administrator in Nairobi.

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