Rachel Jeantel, the close friend who was on the phone with Travon Martin moments before he was shot and killed by George Zimmerman has graduated from high school! A key witness in Zimmerman's trial, her entire identity as a 19-year-old black woman was heavily scrutinized by the media who took jabs at her attitude,… » 5/31/14 4:30pm 5/31/14 4:30pm

Radio Host Offers Rachel Jeantel Full College Scholarship

Radio host Tom Joyner was "so moved" by Rachel Jeantel's interview with Piers Morgan last night that he has offered the 19-year-old a scholarship. » 7/16/13 1:10pm 7/16/13 1:10pm

Rachel Jeantel Remembers Trayvon in Heartbreaking Interview

Rachel Jeantel, Trayvon Martin's friend and the prosecution's star witness, sat down with Piers Morgan to talk about her buddy. The interview is both lovely and painful — she's such an authentic, brave teenage girl, and it sounds like Travyon was a great kid. » 7/15/13 10:15pm 7/15/13 10:15pm

Why Is Rachel Jeantel Being Treated Like She's the One on Trial?

Rachel Jeantel is the key witness for the prosecution in George Zimmerman's trial. She is the last person to have spoken with Trayvon Martin before he was killed. She is 19 years old, she is not media trained, and she's still shaken up and wracked by guilt because of her friend's death. » 6/27/13 7:20pm 6/27/13 7:20pm