Most of us probably have a very vivid picture of how a US president looks. However, before men become the most powerful people in the free world, they are regular guys just like us. For example, Harry S. Truman was a timekeeper in the railway, while Andrew Johnson was a tailor.

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To illustrate that one day they were just like us, Bored Panda has collected a list of portraits of US presidents when they were young. You can barely recognize them, and if you think presidency is an easy job - take a look at how presidents look before and after their terms in office.

#7 Ronald Reagan, Age 29

Ronald Reagan, Age 29 , Bettmann Report

Melanie 1 year ago

Y'all, it's the Heisman pose!!

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#9 Jimmy Carter, Age 18

Jimmy Carter, Age 18

Jimmy Carter Library Report

Aunt Messy 1 year ago

He was so stinkin' cute! And he still is.

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#10 Rutherford B. Hayes, Age 30

Rutherford B. Hayes, Age 30


Lauren Kaufmann 1 year ago

rutherford b heeeeey how ya doin

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