Rachel Jeantel

Rachel Jeantel Offered Scholarship by Tom Joyner

The radio host made the offer to the teen, a friend of Trayvon Martin, on his show Tuesday morning

by #teamEBONY, July 16, 2013

Rachel Jeantel

Rachel Jeantel

Radio personality Tom Joyner has offered Rachel Jeantel, the friend of Trayvon Martin who spoke to him shortly before he died, a full scholarship to any Historically Black College or University she chooses. The website Joyner founded, BlackAmericaWeb.com, confirmed the news.

Jeantel spoke to Joyner on his radio show Tuesday morning. He said to her: "If you want to graduate from high school, and go to an HBCU, even if it’s not in Florida but especially Florida,like Florida Memorial, Edward Waters or FAMU, if you want to do that, I want to help you do that. I will help you get tutors to get you out of high school, tutors to help you pass the SAT and I will give you a full ride scholarship to any HBCU you’d like." 

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