Kyle Rittenhouse says he wants to attend Arizona State University classes on campus after his murder acquittal.
The teen was taking ASU classes online that he was put on hold to face charges for killing two men and injuring another during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Rittenhouse, 18, was found not guilty of all charges against him after the murder of Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and the wounding of Gaige Grosskreutz in August 202.
At the trial, Mr. Rittenhosue said he had studied nursing at ASU.
The university clarified that he was enrolled as an online student with no degrees and was not taking classes on the Tempe campus.
“Kyle Rittenhouse has not gone through the admissions process at Arizona State University and is not enrolled in the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation,” said university spokesman Jay Thorne. The Republic of Arizona.
The college said the teen had signed up for a program for students to “start taking classes as they prepare for college admissions.”
Mr. Rittenhouse said in an interview with NewsNation that he wanted to re-enroll in classes next semester and pursue a career in nursing.
He was asked by host Ashleigh Banfield if he thought it would be possible to be an on-campus student with his high profile.
“I hope so because I just want to be a normal 18-year-old college student trying to improve my future and build a nursing career,” he said.
During the interview, he also said he would turn down any offer to become a congressional intern after offers from Republicans such as Matt Gaetz, Paul Gosar and Madison Cawthorn.
“I don’t want to get involved in politics at all. I know nothing about it and thank everyone for their support. But I’m fine, thank you,” he said.