Kal Penn

Kal Penn

Kal Penn is an actor and producer known for his roles in the Harold and Kumar trilogy, The Namesake, and How I Met Your Mother, among others. In 2009, Penn took a two-and-a-half year sabbatical from acting to work as an Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement. During this time there, he served as President Obama's Liaison to Young Americans. Penn currently serves on the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, and can be seen starring in the upcoming ABC series Designated Survivor, and upcoming films Stereotypically You and Outliving Emily.

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