June 30, 2022

Days after he instructed a conservative podcast that he was once going to Texas A&M College, Kyle Rittenhouse corrected himself on Twitter to mention that he’s making plans to wait Blinn Faculty, a two-year public school, this 12 months.

His announcement comes at some point after a Texas A&M spokesperson instructed The Texas Tribune on Sunday that Rittenhouse had no longer if truth be told been accredited on the Tier One analysis college for this summer season or fall, regardless of his claims about his plans to wait. The college would no longer say whether or not Rittenhouse had carried out to the varsity.

“Sadly, the top of my highschool occupation was once robbed from me,” Rittenhouse wrote Monday afternoon on Twitter. “I did not have the time different scholars get to correctly get ready for the long run. I sit up for attending Blinn Faculty District this 12 months, a feeder college for Texas A&M. I am excited to sign up for Texas A&M in 2023!”

A Blinn Faculty spokesperson mentioned Rittenhouse submitted his software on April 28, however he has no longer enrolled for a present or upcoming time period at Blinn. The junior school is open enrollment, that means all scholars are welcome.

In a next tweet, Rittenhouse mentioned he plans to transport to Texas on the finish of June.

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When Rittenhouse was once 17 years outdated he drove from his house in Antioch, Illinois, to Kenosha, Wisconsin, in keeping with protests for the capturing of a Black guy via a white officer. Rittenhouse had mentioned he sought after to lend a hand legislation enforcement give protection to assets amid civil unrest. He was once accused of fatally capturing two males and injuring some other along with his rifle. He was once acquitted of more than one prison fees all the way through his high-profile trial through which he argued he acted in self-defense.

Blinn Faculty is a neighborhood school based totally in Brenham with a location close to Texas A&M in Bryan that has robust switch partnerships with Texas A&M, however it isn’t a part of the Texas A&M device. In 2020, the varsity mentioned 53% of its switch scholars proceed their research at Texas A&M.

Switch to Texas A&M isn’t assured. Scholars will have to no less than have a 2.5 grade level moderate and 24 hours of coursework this is transferable to be thought to be.

Closing Friday, Rittenhouse seemed on “The Charlie Kirk Display,” the place he mentioned he was once going to Texas A&M, making a large expose via swapping out his baseball cap for a Texas A&M hat.

“I’ll be going there, and it will be superior,” Rittenhouse instructed Kirk. “Gorgeous campus, superb other folks, superb meals.”

Rittenhouse prior to now claimed he was once learning nursing at Arizona State College, prior to a college spokesperson clarified he was once no longer enrolled and had no longer long gone during the admissions procedure.

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