Rachel Jeantel Graduates

Rachel-Jeantel-GraduatesRachel Jeantel kept her promise to slain friend Trayvon Martin she graduated from high school on May 30, receiving her diploma in a Miami auditorium. We all remember the 20 year old from the trial of George Zimmerman after he racially profiled and killed Trayvon.  Rachel, was the last person to speak with Trayvon just moments before he was famously shot and killed by neighbor George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida, on February 26, 2012.  During the trial, she became the butt of many jokes but today she is closer to her dreams.

The late Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, watched the emotional ceremony. “Her coming is like having Trayvon there saying, ‘You did it. You proved people wrong,’” Jeantel told Yahoo New