James Edward O’Keefe III, born in June 28, 1984, is an American conservative political activist, and conservative filmmaker. He considers himself as a filmmaker and a guerilla journalist. He is mainly known for producing secretly recorded video clips of government officials, social service organizations, and illegal behavior shown by high class officials. James O’keefe gained national attention when he recorded the videos of ACORN officers in 2009, and was arrested for entering federal office and releasing videos of officials.
He graduated from Westwood High School, and majored in philosophy when joined college at Rutgers University in 2002.
Career / Controversy
He has been discredited due to him producing a doctored video on Planned Parenthood. Donald Trump Foundation paid him $10,000 in 2015 to support Project Veritas Action. He regularly conducts sting operations, sometimes using outright illegal methods which caused a lawsuit and a settlement of $100,000 in the case of ACORN. He once also conducted an anti-fracking scam that backfired.
James O’Keefe’s Family/ Relationships
Born in Bergen County, New Jersey, James is the eldest child of father James and mother Deborah O’Keefe. He has younger sister.
His dating history has not been made public. There has not been any confirmation regarding him being gay.
James O’Keefe Profile / Wiki / Bio
|Full Name: James Edward O’Keefe|
|Birthday: June 28, 1984|
|Age in 2016: 32|
|Birthplace: New Jersey, United States|
|Current Residence: Westwood, New Jersey|
|Education: B.A in Philosophy from Rutgers University|
|Profession: Conservative Filmmaker, activist, and lecturer, documentary|
|Net Worth in 2016: N/A
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|Body Type: Ectomorph|
|Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Black
Trivia/ Facts about O’Keefe that you probably didn’t know
- James O’Keefe earned his bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University in 2006 in philosophy.
- He was the editor of “Rutgers Centurion” when he attended Rutgers University.
- He attended UCLA to study law, and turned to investigative journalism.
- He was in the glee club in Rutgers.
- James O’Keefe supports Trump for President and Project Veritas is funded by Trump.
- He had his Twitter account locked once and later unlocked.
Memorable Quotes by O’Keefe
If my targets seem to skew “left,” it is for a reason. The left makes huge claims about government and its capabilities. Those who manage the government and other publicly funded social services all too often persuade themselves of their virtuousness, even if their virtue is subsidized with other people’s money. Given their idealism, they refuse to cast judgment on their mission and tolerate almost no judgment from others.