She’s come a long way from the girl ridiculed by people throughout social media and who was even asked by defense attorney Don West if she understood english. In her hometown of  Miami, less than three miles from where her friend Trayvon Martin is buried, Rachel Jeantel was presented her high school diploma Friday. She said graduating was fulfilling […]

Rachel Jeantel (pictured right), the last person to speak with slain  Trayvon Martin before his unfortunate murder, was offered a full scholarship by radio host Tom Joyner (pictured) this week to show both solidarity and support for the heavily criticized teen, according to Black America Web. RELATED: Boxing Olympian Calls Zimmerman Verdict ‘Slap In The […]

Rachel Jeantel, 19, appeared on Piers Morgan Live in her first ever television interview to share how “disappointed, upset and angry” she was that George Zimmerman was found “not guilty” of murder for killing her friend, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, and called the verdict “just B.S.” RELATED: Actor Lance Gross Posts Open Letter To George Zimmerman “He was […]

Rod Verdeen, attorney for Rachel Jeantel, 19, the prosecution’s key witness in the George Zimmerman‘s murder trial, says that the experience has been traumatic for her, but not as traumatic as losing her close friend: Trayvon was one of the few guys, okay, and this is what, I mean, this ripped, tore my heart apart.  […]

Because Rachel Jeantel, 19, was the last person to speak to 17-year-old Trayvon Martin before he was killed by George Zimmerman on February 26, 2012, Zimmerman’s defense team has relied heavily on her testimony in an attempt to paint Martin as the aggressor motivated by race — instead of the other way around. Sharing the […]

Track poster girl Lolo Jones mocked Trayvon Martin’s friend, Rachel Jeantel, on Twitter by comparing her to Tyler Perry’s alter-ego ‘Madea.’ https://twitter.com/lolojones/status/350355229721632769 As previously reported by NewsOne, Jeantel, 19, was the last person to speak with Martin on the night of February 26, 2012, 5 minutes before he was gunned down by George Zimmerman, 29. […]

Rachel Jeantel, 19, the last  person to speak with 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, 5 minutes before he was fatally shot by George Zimmerman 29, took the stand today and her testimony has lead to questions of credibility and whether she helped or hurt the prosecution’s case. As previously reported by NewsOne, Jeantel initially lied about her […]


Rachel Jeantel, 19, the young woman who was on the phone with Trayvon Martin, who was unarmed, moments before he was killed by George Zimmerman, has used social media to discuss getting high, driving drunk and her frustration with the case, reports The Smoking Gun. The tweets were posted in the days leading up to […]