Exploring the personal life of Jamal Adeen Thomas, the only son of American jurist Clarence Thomas and his first wife Kathy Ambush.
Jamal Adeen Thomas is the son of eminent jurist Clarence Thomas. Clarence Thomas’s rise to power in the US court came when George. H.W. Bush nominated him as a replacement for Thurgood Marshall in 1990. He is the 2nd Afro-American to serve in court and the longest-serving court member since 2018. Jamal Adeen Thomas is different from his father in so many ways. For one, he didn’t follow in his father’s footsteps in the legal profession and has managed to build a beautiful marriage that seems to be heading for the happily ever after with his wife Sakina Karima.
Who Is Jamal Adeen Thomas?
Jamal Adeen Thomas is the only known son of popular American jurist, Clarence Thomas and his first wife Kathy Ambush. He was born on the 15th of February 1973 in Connecticut, USA. He was raised by his father and his second wife, Virginia Lamp, a lobbyist. Clarence Thomas got full custody of Jamal Adeen Thomas after he divorced Kathy Ambush in 1981.
More on Jamal Adeen Thomas’s Parents
Jamal Adeen Thomas’s parents are Clarence Thomas and his first wife Kathy Ambush. Clarence Thomas was born on the 23rd of June 1948. He is a devout catholic. Clarence Thomas had aspired to be a reverend father, but racism stood in the way of that dream. As a result of the effects racism had on Clarence, he had a change of mind regarding his career. He moved on to study law at Yale law school, where he obtained his degree.
Jamals’s father is now a renowned American jurist serving as an associate justice of the US supreme court. George H.W. Bush nominated Jamal’s father, Clarence to take the position of Thurgood Marshall in 1990. He is the 2nd Afro-American to serve in this capacity in court. Clarence is also the longest-serving member of the court since 2018.
Clarence Thomas is currently married to his second wife, Virginia Lamp, after divorcing his first wife and mother of Jamal Adeen Thomas, Kathy Ambush, in 1981.
Jamal Adeen Thomas’s mother is Kathy Ambush. Kathy was born on June 7th, 1950, to a Worcester-based dental technician, Nelson William Ambush. Kathy got her high school education at Marian Central Catholic High School in Worcester, Massachusetts. She then acquired her first degree in business administration at Lincoln University. She is currently involved in volunteer work at Global Internet Entrepreneur. Kathy is currently living with her second husband, Allen, in Richmond, Virginia.
Neither Clarence nor Kathy has had any other children after Jamal Adeen Thomas in their respective second marriages. Why? We do not know for sure.
50-year-old Jamal Adeen Thomas obtained his high school education at Bishop Ireton High School, Alexandria, Virginia. Later on, he proceeded to Fork Union Military Academy, where he graduated in 1992. He then obtained a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business from Virginia Military Institute, Virginia.
Jamal Adeen Takes a Different Path in His Career
Clarence Thomas’s son, Jamal Adeen, didn’t follow in his father’s footsteps in pursuing a legal profession. Rather, He is well-established in the American financial sector and has held prestigious positions in various companies.
He has worked at Wells Fargo and BB&T Scott and String fellow. Jamal has also worked as an expert options trader at Wachovia Securities, a subsidiary of Wachovia Corporation headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. Jamal is Currently working at John F. Van Der Hyde and Associates as a Director of Supervision in financial matters.
Who Is Jamal Adeen’s Wife
Jamal Adeen Thomas’s wife is Sakina Karima. She was born on 27th October 1973 to her parents, who raised her in Richmond. Sakina Karima, like her father-in-law, is also a lawyer, which has left many wondering if that was one of the reasons Jamal was initially attracted to her. Well, Jamal loves her for a lot more than just her career choice. Karima acquired her law degree at Washington and Lee University School of Law.
She began her career as a lawyer in 2002. She worked with Kaufman and Canoles as an attorney from December 2002 to April 2004. Sakina, later on, started working at Wachovia, A Wells Fargo Company as a lawyer for over five years.
Is Jamal Adeen Thomas Happily Married?
Unlike Jamal Thomas’s parents, Clarence Thomas and Kathy Ambush, whose marriage was surrounded by so much controversy, Sakina and Jamal’s marriage seems to be heading down the happily-ever-after lane.
Sakina and Jamal live a private life. Therefore, there isn’t much info on how Jamal Adeen Thomas met his wife Sakina Karima. However, we do know that the pair dated for a while before getting married in 2016 and have been happily married ever since. They also share a son, Judah Thomas. Jamal has been known to dote on his wife and son at every chance he gets. In fact, he frequently talks about how he’s proud of what his wife Sakina has achieved in her career.
The couple currently lives in Richmond with their son, who attends one of the schools there.
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