Kyle Kashuv is an American activist. He is the survivor of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting on 14 February 2018.
Facts of Kyle Kashuv
|Full Name:||Kyle Kashuv|
|Age:||21 years 8 months|
|Birth Date:||May 20, 2001|
|Birth Place:||Parkland, Florida, United States|
|Relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is gay ?:||No|
|Education:||Stoneman Douglas High School|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn|
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Kyle Kashuv is an American activist. He is the survivor of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting on 14 February 2018. Following the shooting, he received media attention for his views on gun rights in the United States. His racist comments a few months before the shooting led Harvard to rescind Kashuv’s admission to the University.
What is Kyle Kashuv Famous For?
– Survivor of Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting.
Where was Kyle Kashuv born?
Kyle Kashuv was born on 20 May 2001. His birthplace is in Parkland, Florida in the United States. He holds an American nationality. He was born to Israeli parents, who immigrated to the United States before Kashuv was born.
High School Shooting Survivor
Kashuv is the survivor of the 14 February 2018 Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. He was 16 years old at the time of the shooting. He was attending his junior year at high school.
Post High School Shooting, Gun Right Views, Meeting with President
The Broward County officer and school security officer questioned him in April 2018 after he posted a photo of himself posing at a shooting range with an AR-15 rifle on his Twitter account.
He petitioned Trump to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Peter Wang in November 2018 as Peter had helped several other escapes before he was killed in the shooting.
A Republican Ron DeSantis, Governor-elect of Florida, included Kashuv on his Transition Advisory Committee on Public Safety.
He also became the director of high school outreach of the pro-Trump group Turning Point USA. As a director, he gave speeches about gun rights. He helped to plan the organization’s 2018 High School Leadership Summit for over 800 students.
Fox News dubbed him as “a role model for young conservatives across the country”.
He resigned from Turning Point in May 2019 after former classmates threatened to make public screenshots of racial remarks Kashuv had made.
He supports the bipartisan STOP School Violence Act. He has advocated for schools to eliminate gun-free zones, and for policies allowing teachers and school staff to be armed.
Washington, D.C. Meetings
Following the high school shooting, an influencer marketer Michael Gruen noticed Kashuv’s post on Twitter and approached him. And former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, former White House press secretary Sean Spicer, and Daily Wire editor Ben Shapiro helped and arranged the meeting on Capitol Hill.
Kashuv met President Donald Trump, Melania Trump, and several other politicians during his visits.
Kashuv attended Stoneman Douglas High School. Several of his classmates complained on social media and to the press regarding Kashuv’s racist comments. He used racial slurs “NIGGER” multiple times against African Americans. He also commented “Kill all the FUCKING JEWS. FUCK THE JEWS” and “fucking make a CSOG map of Douglas and practice” in reference to the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive shooter game and Stoneman Douglas High School.
For his racial remarks on social media, Harvard University rescinded its offer Kashuv’s admission to the University.