Tafari Campbell will be discussed in this post. We will look at how Obama’s personal chef lost his life.
Who was Tafari Campbell?
He was a personal chef to US former President, Barack Obama.
Tafari Campbell was a 45 year old man.He was a family man who was married to his wife Sherise.
Tafari Campbell shared two boys with his wife. The two boys are twins.
The former US family described Tafari Campbell as a “truly wonderful man”.
Tafari had worked previously as a “sous chef in the White House kitchen while Barack Obama was in office”.
How did Tafari Campbell die?
He was found dead in a pond which is outside of Obama’s Martha Vineyard estate.
His body was found about 8 feet under the water which was also about 100 feet from the former President’s property on Edgartown Great Pond.
The incident drew emergency service providers including Coast Guards helicopters to the property.
President Obama Issued a statement on Tafari Campbell death?
The former president issued a statement following the death of the 45 year old.
“When we first met him, he was a talented sous chef at the White House — creative and passionate about food, and its ability to bring people together. In the years that followed, we got to know him as a warm, fun, extraordinarily kind person who made all of our lives a little brighter.
“That’s why, when we were getting ready to leave the White House, we asked Tafari to stay with us, and he generously agreed. He’s been part of our lives ever since, and our hearts are broken that he’s gone.”
“Today we join everyone who knew and loved Tafari — especially his wife Sherise and their twin boys, Xavier and Savin — in grieving the loss of a truly wonderful man.”