Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta (born 26 October 1961) is a Kenyan politician who is the fourth president of Kenya. He has also been charged for crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court (ICC). He was formerly the deputy Prime Minister of Kenya, Member of Parliament for Gatundu South Constituency and Chairman of Kenya African National Union (KANU), which was a part of the Party of National Unity (PNU).
Kenyatta is the son of Jomo Kenyatta, Kenya's first president (1964–1978). His name, Uhuru, is Swahili for "freedom". He attended St Mary's School in Nairobi. From there he went on to study political science at Amherst College in the United States.