Trayvon Martin |

Trayvon Martin |

Name Trayvon Martin
Date of Birth 1995-02-05
Place of Birth Miami, FL
Age 17 yrs
Death Date 2012-02-26
Birth Sign Aquarius

About Trayvon Martin

17-year-old American high school student who, while walking home from a convenience store, was shot and killed by American neighborhood watch coordinator George Zimmerman in a gated community in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman claimed self defense and was acquitted of his second-degree murder and manslaughter charges on July 13, 2013.

Early Life Experience of Trayvon Martin

He attended Carol City High School for his freshman year and much of his sophomore year before transferring to Krop High School. 

Trivia Info

Many talk show hosts, including Piers Morgan, instigated discussion and division after the incident occurred in 2012.

Family Life and Relationship

His parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, were shattered by his death.

Close Associates

Many people believed his trial would polarize the nation, much as Rodney King’s trial did back in 1993; but even with the acquittal of his killer, things remained calm–although President Obama spoke out against the verdict.

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