JFK's only grandson John Schlossberg speaks out on whether he'll run for office in first TV appearance

Caroline Kennedy's son, John, made his first TV appearance on Friday, saying he is inspired by his family legacy but wants to find his own way.

Former President John F. Kennedy's two children, John and Caroline, remain the youngest first children to have grown up in the White House since their father held court in the Oval Office. Caroline's youngest of three children -- 24-year-old John Schlossberg -- joined his mother on TODAY on Friday, to talk career plans, Obama and the Profile in Courage award.

When asked if he had any plans to following in his grandfather's footsteps and run for office, Schlossberg gave an open-ended response.

"I'm inspired by my family's legacy of public service. It's something that I'm very proud of," Schlossberg told Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie. "But I'm still trying to make my own way and figure things out. So stay tuned — I don't know what I'm going to do."

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Jack Schlossberg speaks at the John F. Kennedy New Frontier Award ceremony at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts November 25, 2013. Schlossberg is Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg's son and President John F. Kennedy's grandson. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: EDUCATION POLITICS)
BOSTON, MA - MAY 03: John F. Kennedy's grandson Jack Schlossberg wears one of his grandfather's neckties at the 2015 JFK Profile in Courage Award ceremony honoring Bob Inglis at The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library And Museum on May 3, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images)
US Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy (R) and her son Jack Schlossberg wait to greet US Secretary of State John Kerry (not in picture) upon his arrival at Iwakuni Marine Corps Air Station in Iwakuni on April 10, 2016. Kerry arrived in Japan on April 10 for a Group of Seven meeting in Hiroshima, marking the first-ever visit to the atomic-bombed city by a US secretary of state. / AFP / POOL / JONATHAN ERNST (Photo credit should read JONATHAN ERNST/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON - DECEMBER 4: Argentine pianist Martha Argerich, rock band the Eagles, screen and stage actor Al Pacino, gospel and blues singer Mavis Staples and musician James Taylor are recognized for their achievements in the arts during a star-studded celebration on the Kennedy Center Opera House stage. THE 39TH ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS, to be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 27 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Pictured L-R: Rose Schlossberg, Jack Schlossber, and Tatiana Schlossberg, Grandchildren of John F. Kennedy (Photo by Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS via Getty Images)
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - MAY 01: Jack Schlossberg speaks before presenting Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy (D) with the 2016 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award at The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library And Museum on May 1, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. In 2015 following the Paris terrorist attacks, Governor Malloy defended the U.S. resettlement of Syrian refugees and and personally welcomed a family of Syrian refugees to New Haven, Ct. after they had been turned away by the state of Indiana. (Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images)
Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala - Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art of the In-Between - Arrivals - New York City, U.S. - 01/05/17 - Caroline Kennedy and her son John "Jack" Schlossberg. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
Rose (L) and Jack Schlossberg (C), grandchildren of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy, pose for a photograph with Lauren Bush Lauren, who accepted the 2014 Profile in Courage Award on behalf of her grandfather, former U.S. President George H. W. Bush, at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, Massachusetts May 4, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS)
Rose Schlossberg, Tatiana Schlossberg and John Schlossberg arrive for the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, U.S. December 4, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
Jack Schlossberg presents a John F. Kennedy New Frontier Award to Charles Best, founder of DonorsChoose.org, during a ceremony at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts November 25, 2013. Schlossberg is Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg's son and former President John F. Kennedy's grandson. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: EDUCATION POLITICS)
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In addition to securing a spot at the prestigious Harvard Law School, Schlossberg has served on the committee to select the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage award recipient. The award will be given to former President Barack Obama this Saturday.

"In 2008, I was inspired by President Obama's vision for America and all the promises that he laid out for our country," Schlossberg said of the committee's decision. "This award really recognizes that he made tough choices over the last 8 years to execute on that vision — to give people health care, to get serious about climate change, and to reach out to international partners and really improve America's standing in the world. And that takes political courage."

While Schlossberg says he remains unsure of his career plans, his likeness to uncle John F. Kennedy Jr. -- who died tragically in a 1999 plane crash -- is crystal clear.

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