Texas A&M University Responds After Kyle Rittenhouse Says He Will Be Attending
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Texas A&M University has responded after Kyle Rittenhouse said he would be attending school there.
The 19-year-old previously announced that he would be attending class at the public university in Texas whilst on The Charlie Kirk Show podcast.
Rittenhouse said to the podcast host: "I’m going to be going there. It’s going to be awesome. Beautiful campus, amazing people, amazing food.
"It’s going to be an amazing experience where I can go and finally get an education. Over the past six months, I’ve been out having fun, living my life being a free man.
"Now it's time to go and get an education, get good grades, and be successful in life."
However, the education centre has since responded to his claims, stating that ‘he is not’ currently on the roster for entry any time soon.
In a statement to The Dallas Morning News last week, they confirmed that Rittenhouse would not be attending.
A representative of the university told the publication: "He is not a student this summer and has not been admitted as a student this fall."
Rittenhouse then later tweeted later in the week about his education-led move to the university, in which its most popular programmes include engineering, business management and marketing. He then stated that he would actually be attending Blinn College District in the state before moving on to the university.
He corrected his previous words, writing: “Unfortunately, the end of my high school career was robbed from me. I didn't have the time other students get to properly prepare for the future.
“I look forward to attending Blinn College District this year, a feeder school for Texas A&M. I'm excited to join Texas A&M in 2023!”
UNILAD have reached out to Texas A&M University and a representative of Kyle Rittenhouse for further clarification.
Rittenhouse previously studied last year online at Arizona State University, but stated that he left during his homicide trial.
He was previously tried for fatally shooting two people and injuring a third person during anti-racism riots in Wisconsin in August 2020 when he was age 17.
The teenager wanted to continue his classes following the trial, where he was cleared of all charges after arguing that he fired his gun in self-defence, including the murder of Anthony Huber and Joseph Rosenbaum, as well as wounding Gaige Grosskreutz during the protest in Kenosha.
However, students at the Arizona-based university demanded that he be permanently expelled from the university following his acquittal.
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