George Zimmerman is not Jewish. The man accused of killing Trayvon Martin, the African American man who was unarmed, on February 26, 2012 in Sanford, Florida.
George Michael Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin's killer, has been identified in the news media as a 28-year-old Hispanic American. At the time of the shooting, Zimmerman was working as a community watch coordinator. He is the son of Robert Zimmerman Sr., an American, and Gladys Zimmerman, who is Peruvian. According to Zimmerman's voter registration, he self-identifies as Hispanic. On April 11, 2012 it was announced that George Zimmerman will face second degree murder charges.