Reggie Love, the former Duke basketball player who has been President Obama's personal assistant is leaving the White House by the end of the year, a person familiar with his decision said.
Love joins David Axelrod, press secretary Robert Gibbs, deputy press secretary Bill Burton and deputy communications director Jen Psaki as leaving the administration.
Love, as the president's "body man" has job requirements that include everything from carrying copies of the president's speeches, his iPod, and a steady supply of gum, newspapers and aspirin, to taking photos for audience members as they shook the president's hand.
"I have an iReggie, who has my books, my newspapers, my music, all in one place," Obama said in an interview last year.
Here's Reggie talking about his most influential teacher...
The HQ wishes Love all the luck outside the Beltway...