Trayvon Martin’s Friend, Rachel Jeantel, Offered Full Ride Scholarship from Tom Joyner

17 Jul

Great for her! I pray that she takes full advantage of this & succeeds in life.

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Rachel Jeantel was thrust into the spotlight after she testified in the George Zimmerman trial detailing her friendship with her slain friend, Trayvon Martin.

However, instead of people encouraging Jeantel and supporting the teen who will forever live with the burden of being the last person to talk to Martin before his death, the 19-year-old was berated for her speech, appearance, mannerisms and “lack of education.”

Jeantel’s testimony and her recent appearance on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight”, greatly impacted radio legend Tom Joyner and since he first saw her on the stand, Joyner has been determined to help Jeantel.

Tuesday morning on the Tom Joyner Morning Show, Joyner offered an olive branch to the embattled teen, offering her a possible full scholarship to any HBCU through the Tom Joyner Foundation.

Joyner proclaimed, “Hi Rachel, this is Tom Joyner, I love you, I really do…

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Posted by on July 17, 2013 in Uncategorized


3 responses to “Trayvon Martin’s Friend, Rachel Jeantel, Offered Full Ride Scholarship from Tom Joyner

  1. Danny Faircloth

    July 17, 2013 at 4:42 am

    Well I hope it will do this 19 year old some good. However I have a simple question. How will she ever pass the entrance exams?

    • teemtwo

      July 18, 2013 at 1:02 am

      Tom Joyner is providing tutoring so that she will be ready for college.

    • teemtwo

      July 20, 2013 at 8:00 am

      He’s providing private tutoring to get her caught up so that she can pass those too. She’s not ready for college yet but prayerfully, she’ll get there.


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