Shaun King is a civil rights activist and writer from the United States. He rose to prominence as a leader of the Black Lives Matter movement. King uses social media to advocate for social justice causes such as the Black Lives Matter movement. He was also the New York Daily News senior justice writer. Tune in to learn more about Shaun King’s Wikipedia, Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Married, Wife, Net Worth, Family, Career, and many other facts!
Shaun King Biography
Shaun King was born on September 17, 1979, he was born. He’s 41 years old. His astrological sign is Virgo. He was born in the state of Kentucky. He is of mixed ethnicity and has American nationality. Jeffrey Wayne King is listed as the father on his birth certificate. In 2015, King stated that his mother informed him that his biological father is a light-skinned black man. Naomi Kay Fleming is his mother’s name. King went to Woodford County High School and Huntertown Elementary School. King received his master’s degree in history from Arizona State University in 2018.
Shaun King Height & Weight
Shaun King is a tall and attractive man. Shaun King’s height is currently estimated to be 6 feet 2 inches. He has also kept a muscular body, with an average body weight of 76 kg. His eyes are black, and his hair is also black.
|Real Name||Jeffery Shaun King|
|Famous As||Writer, civil rights activist, co
founder of Real Justice PAC
|Birthday||September 17, 1979|
|Birthplace||Kentucky, United States|
|Height||approx. 6 ft 2 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||approx. 76 Kg (167 lbs)|
|Body Measurements||approx. 44-32-38 inches|
|Biceps Size||21 inches|
|Net Worth||$3 million – $5 million|
Shaun King began working as a high school history and civics teacher in Atlanta after graduating in 2002.
He began working for Atlanta’s juvenile justice system after about a year. For many years, he taught and counseled in a number of Georgian prisons and youth detention centers. He left his teaching job to become a pastor at Total Grace Christian Center in DeKalb County, Georgia. He founded the ‘Courageous Church’ in Atlanta in 2008 and used the popular social media site Facebook to recruit new members.
Shaun King founded aHomeinHaiti.org in March 2010 and raised $1.5 million through eBay and Twitter campaigns to send tents to Haitians affected by the earthquake that year. In 2010, he launched ‘TwitChange.com,’ which hosted Twitter charity auctions on eBay. Celebrities retweeted the tweets of those who won the auction and donated to a specific charity. The campaign was a success, earning Mashable’s award for “Most Creative Social Good Campaign.”
In 2012, he co-founded ‘HopeMob.org’ with web designer Chad Kellough, a charity site in which a specific person’s story was chosen through voting and a fund was raised to meet the required need. Following the fulfillment of the need, another person’s story was picked up. Oprah Winfrey supported the site. It initially charged a percentage of funds raised to cover its own expenses, but by the end of the year, it had become entirely non-profit. In 2014, Shaun King left HopeMob.
Shaun King left the ‘Courageous Church’ in 2012, after four years, due to personal stress and disillusionment.
He began writing about incidents in the Black Lives Matter movement, a 2013 international activist movement that protested violence and racism against black people. Shaun King began contributing articles to the politically liberal website, the ‘Daily Kos,’ in September 2014, on topics ranging from civil rights to violence in many places and police brutality, primarily against black people. In August 2015, he founded the Justice Together organization to expose police brutality and persuade local politicians to work for change. However, he closed it down the following year.
He was named senior justice writer at the ‘New York Daily News in October 2015. Until August 2017, he continued to report and write for the American newspaper.
He later became the Harvard Law School’s Fair Punishment Project’s Writer-in-Residence. He also became a contributor to the award-winning news publication ‘The Intercept.’ Previously, in December 2016, he worked as a political commentator for ‘The Young Turks.’ In October 2017, The Washington Post, one of the leading American newspapers, credited him with successfully spearheading the social media campaign that resulted in the identification and arrest of three men responsible for the assault on DeAndre Harris during the Unite the Right rally (August 2017). Shaun King co-founded the Real Justice PAC, a political action committee, with others in 2018 to help elect reform-minded prosecutors at the county and city levels. Shaun King received praise in 2019 for providing a tip to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, which led to the arrest of the person responsible for the death of seven-year-old Jazmine Barnes.
How much is Shaun King’s net worth? In August 2015, he founded Justice Together, a non-profit dedicated to exposing police brutality and lobbying local politicians for change. His net worth is estimated to be between $3 million – $5 million.
Shaun King Wife & Marriage
Who is Shaun King wife? He has been married to his wife Rai King since 2001. The couple also has five children. Three of his children are biologically related to his wife, and the other two are legally adopted. He has also lived with foster children, nieces, and nephews.
Shaun King is active on several social media platforms and has a sizable following. He has over 3.8m followers on Instagram.