“I just want them to know that this is really not me; I’m not some kingpin”
Jeremy Meeks is a convicted felon who rose to fame after his sexy mugshot was posted on the Facebook page of the Stockton Police Department. He was arrested and charged on June 18 for a felony charge of street terrorism as well as for a misdemeanor charge of resisting/obstruction of justice. At the time of this writing, his mugshot has 75,000 likes, 20,000 comments, and 10,000 shares. On June 20, his bail was raised to $1,000,000, and his mother, Katherine Angier, has started a GoFundMe page to raise money for his release. His mother is insistent that the gang-related charges stem from stereotyping due to his tattoos. He previously served a 9-year sentence for grand theft. He is married with one son. He was released from prison on March 8, 2016.
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Jeremy is best known for his sexy mugshot which went viral on Facebook and spawned a number of memes, including #FelonCrushFriday.
Jeremy has a wife and a son.