A Jonas Brother for President?

August 25, 2009

nick-j-picNick Jonas, the youngest of the world famous Jonas Brothers singing trio, told a National Press Club audience on Monday he’s “always had this dream of becoming president one day.”

The 16-year-old singer, songwriter and actor was in Washington to raise awareness about type 1 diabetes, a disease he was diagnosed with in 2005. Earlier this year, he met President Obama as part of his diabetes work.

In an interview with Reuters, Jonas said his own presidential aspirations were not entirely a joke.

“As much as I joke about it and kind of say it to get a laugh, it is somewhat serious. I don’t know if it will happen,” he said.

If he goes to college, he said he would “probably study English and then political science because I’m interested in it.” At the moment, he’s touring with his band and will soon start filming the movie “Camp Rock 2″ with his brothers.

Jonas has plenty of time to think about his future. The U.S. Constitution requires the president be at least 35 years old.

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Photo credit: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque (Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers band speaks at the National Press Club about juvenile diabetes)


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i kno who im voting for president in 2040..nick J!!!!!

Posted by may | Report as abusive

Go Nick! he could totally do it lol and i’l be first lady:):):):)

Posted by Rachel | Report as abusive

Hopefully he’d be a better politician than he is signer. Hard to tell who is more empty and fake pop stars or politicians.

Posted by Eric H | Report as abusive

can’t reuters run other health and medical related stories rather than this trash? no wonder people in the u.s. don’t know anything about science. it’s all turned into pop culture mush.

Posted by anonymous | Report as abusive

thats pretty cool nick jonas. i would be his first lady.
if i’m not i know who i voting for

Posted by calibali | Report as abusive

Hopefully Nick will become president! He’s a lot more different than his brothers.Joe said he’s a 30 year old trapped in a 16 year old’s body! :)

Posted by julia | Report as abusive

Great, pandering to the 13 years olds again huh Reuters?
How about he go raise awareness of not being a rich tool…

Posted by Jon | Report as abusive