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Kal Penn
Associate Director in the White House Office of Public Engagement
In office
April 2009 â€“ July 2011
President Barack Obama
Personal details
Born Kalpen Suresh Modi
(1977-04-23) April 23, 1977 (age 39)
Montclair, New Jersey, U.S.
Political party Democratic[1]
Alma mater University of California, Los Angeles
Occupation Actor, film producer, civil servant

My folks are in Jersey. And I have a lot of friends and other family there. So, I try to visit as much as possible.
Kal Penn
Cable news is more titillating to talk about who's up and who's down and all that nonsense as opposed to what's actually done.
Kal Penn
I think the media loves taking the most absurd clips for a sport that has become congressional politics.
Kal Penn
What I love about L.A. and Washington, D.C. is that they're almost the opposite of each other. L.A. is a very creative space while D.C. is a very cerebral space. So, they're the ying and the yang in my world. I like them both for their own reasons.
Kal Penn
To the folks walking around the District of Columbia, I would say this: 'Be careful.'
Kal Penn
I'm also politically independent so I'm not a fan of either the Democrats in Congress or the Republicans in Congress.
Kal Penn
The water cooler conversation in every job I've had is sports, it's what did you do this weekend, it's 'How are your parents doing?'
Kal Penn
The point of serving your country is not to do your own thing or to go rogue, but to work as part of the process.
Kal Penn
In many ways, I feel like having the opportunity to play Gogol in 'The Namesake' really was my dream role in many ways.
Kal Penn