News - Who is Jake Angeli? Everything you need to know about him!

Who is Jake Angeli? Everything you need to know about him!

Jacob Anthony Angeli Chansley was born on July 1, 1987. Angeli is a conspiracy theorist and was involved in spreading the agenda on QAnon.

Jake Angeli is a fervent supporter of the former President of the US, Donald Trump.

An advocate of the QAnon conspiracy theory, Jake is also popularly known as QAnon Shaman.

Angeli was one of the protestors who attacked the US Capitol with all the ‘patriots.’ This happened due to Trump’s defeat in the 2020 US Presidential elections.

Angeli was arrested for taking part in this attack on January 9, 2021. There were charges of “knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and with violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds” on him.

This led to Jake Angeli’s imprisonment in November 2021 for 41 months, 36 months of supervised release, and a $100 fine.

Jake Angeli education

Jake Angeli graduated from Moon Valley High School of Arizona. Later, he went to Glendale Community College, where he studied psychology, religion, ceramics, and philosophy.

Jake Angeli Career

On September 26, 2005, Angeli was enlisted as a supply clerk in United States Navy. After completing his boot camp and training, Angeli was appointed to the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk in 2006.

Angeli was dismissed from the US Navy as he refused to Anthrax Vaccine. He was sent to the Transient Personnel Unit in Puget Sound in Washington State in September 2007.

After that, Angeli was removed from his post in October 2007.

Angeli has various military decorations and awards such as the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, and the Navy and Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon.

In 2017, Angeli self-published Will & Power: Inside the Living Library (Volume 1).

In 2020, he self-published another book called One Mind at a Time: A Deep State of Illusion. Both the books were published with different pen names.

Jake Angeli as an Activist

Angeli supported Donald Trump throughout his activities. He is famous for his role in spreading various QAnon theories. Angeli also attended different rallies that promoted QAnon in Phoenix and Arizona. In Arizona, he was also seen protesting with a board that said, “Q Sent Me.”

Angeli protested alone in front of the Arizona Capitol in 2019. In a protest about climate change, Angeli was regarded as a Shamanic practitioner.

Later, in 2020, Angeli started to wear a distinguished fur hat and painted his face fully to grab attention. He did this to spread information about QAnon and’ other truths’.

In the haste of spreading QAnon conspiracy theories, he also went to a Black Lives Matter protest.

Angeli then protested in front of Maricopa County to challenge the election results in Arizona. He delivered a speech saying, “This election has not been called! Don’t believe that lie! They got their hands caught in the cookie jar, and we’re going to the Supreme Court! Trump always looks like he’s going to lose. And then he wins.”

Once in an interview, Angeli’s mother was asked about her son’s views, to which she said that “it takes a lot of courage to be a patriot.”

Also read:

Jake Angeli Arrested for Capitol Attacks – Explained

Newsletter
About the author
Ishmeet K
Add Comment
Click here to post a comment

Hide picture