Trayvon Martin’s friend Rachel Jeantel has remained loyal to his memory. She is still completely on his side after his tragic death.
May 31 2014, 4:15am CDT
Source: The Hollywood Gossip
The last few years have been tough for Rachel Jeantel, but the Florida resident achieved her dream of graduating from high school this week.
After the death of her friend, Trayvon Martin, she not only had to be a witness in the George Zimmerman trial, but she was widely ridiculed for it.
But she kept the promise she made to Martin, who was gunned down in February 2012, and continued to achieve success. It did not come eas ...
Full article at: The Hollywood Gossip
Jun 6 2014, 6:40am CDT
Source: Politics - The Huffington Post
The last few years have been tough for Rachel Jeantel. After the death of her friend, Trayvon Martin, she not only had to serve as a witness at his shooter's trial, but she was also subjected to public criticism and ridicule. But the young woman refused to be held down, keeping a promise she made to Martin and continuing to achieve success.
They say it takes a village to raise a child, and Jeantel's story is a perfect example of how true that is. T ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post
Jun 5 2014, 4:03pm CDT
Rachel Jeantel kept her promise to slain friend Trayvon Martin.
The 20-year-old child of Haitian immigrant parents – who was the last person to speak with Martin just moments before he was famously shot and killed by neighbor George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida, on February 26, 2012- graduated from high school on May 30, receiving her diploma in a Miami auditorium.
The late Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, watched the emotional ceremony.
“Her coming is like having Trayvon there sa ...
Full article at: RadarOnline
Jun 1 2014, 2:47pm CDT
Rachel Jeantel Graduates High School
The prosecution’s star witness in the George Zimmerman trial is now a high school grad.
Via Yahoo News:
In a Miami auditorium less than three miles from where slain teen Trayvon Martin is buried, his friend Rachel Jeantel on Friday was presented her high school diploma, fulfilling the promise she said she made him.
The moment was even more poignant with Martin’s mother, S ...
Full article at: Bossip.com
Jun 1 2014, 10:31am CDT
*In a tone that is said to resound with confidence, high school graduate Rachel Jeantel exclaims: “I did it! The witness who didn’t know how to speak English knows how to speak English through the 12th grade now. I never quit.” These words came from the mouth ...
Full article at: EURweb
Jun 1 2014, 10:12am CDT
Source: I4U News
Rachel Jeantel, who was a fast friend of Trayvon Martin, got her diploma in Miami recently before a packed audience. Martin’s mom was in the crowd of onlookers. Class of 2014 .......back ...
Full article at: I4U News
May 31 2014, 4:15am CDT
Rachel Jeantel, the close friend of Travyon Martin’s who spoke to him on the phone the night before he was killed, honored a promise she’d made to him today to fulfill her dreams by finally receiving her high school diploma.Read more ...
Full article at: MSNBC
May 30 2014, 6:10pm CDT
Source: CBS Miami
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The teenager that was the last to speak with Trayvon Martin graduated from high school Friday.
Rachel Jeantel is the teenager who testified in George Zimmerman’s murder trial. She was on the phone with 17-year old Martin shortly before he was shot and killed by Zimmerman roughly two years ago.
Jeantel was the prosecutions star witness, but one who ended up being dismissed by many as combative and uneducated.
Jeantel walked across the ...
Full article at: CBS Miami
May 30 2014, 5:02pm CDT