“President” follows Jang Il Joon (Choi Su Jong) as he runs for the 18th presidential office in 2012 to actually winning the election. Jang Il Joon was born from an ordinary educator family, but graduated from a prestigious university as a law student. When the country was under military leadership, Jang Il Joon was a student activist and became involved in a once-in-a-lifetime case. He dreamed to become the new dream for Korea. Since then he has worked as a three term lawmaker and ahuman rights lawyer. Now, Jang Il Joon throws his hat into the 2012 presidential election, dreaming to overcome conflicts between ideology, class, and regions with his leadership.