Philonise Floyd, younger brother of George Floyd, testified before House Judiciary Committee, Washington on June 10, 2020. He asked the lawmakers to correct the judiciary system as hundreds of African-Americans are dying at the hands of police.
George Floyd died on 25th May 2020, on Memorial Day, by the fault of Derek Chauvin, ex-Minneapolis Police Officer, who knelt on George’s neck till he stopped breathing.
Philonise said that the murdering of his older brother has been a “personal” and “premeditated” matter, he expressed strong possibilities that George and Derek knew each other for a long time.
Who is Philonise Floyd? Wiki/Bio, Background
Philonise Floyd is the oldest of 5 Floyd siblings. He currently lives in Houston, Texas, the place where George spent most of his adulthood and the place where he was buried last day.
Philonise was heartbroken by the killing of his brother. Recently, he talked to President Trump over a phone call, the conversation did not go as planned as Trump “did not give him an opportunity to speak”.
President kept “pushing him off like he did not want to talk”, Philonise mentioned in his testimony.
Philonise Floyd’s current marital status is unknown. It is not confirmed whether he has a wife or not. Though, he has a son, Brandon Williams.
Philonise Floyd’s age is not confirmed yet, but he appears to be in his middle thirties.
- Ethnicity: Black
- Nationality: American
- Net Worth: Unknown
What does Philonese Floyd do for a living? Job Details
The job profile of Philonise is not yet known. So, we don’t know what’s his occupation. (check: George Floyd casket/coffin.)
George Floyd Siblings
The five Floyd siblings are George, Bridgett, Terrence, Philonise, and sister LaTonya.
Philonise Floyd being the oldest of 5, has helped the family cope up with the death of brother George.
Their mother Larencia Floyd died in 2018 due to heart attack.
Philonise Floyd’s GoFundMe Campaign
The GoFundMe organized by Philonise has successfully raised over $14 million dollars, the record for most donations for an online fundraiser campaign. (check: where is George Floyd buried?)
George’s younger brother described the campaign as, “All funds collected on this website will be withdrawn to an established account for the benefit of my family. 100% of funds collected here will go to my family.”
“My family and I watched in absolute horror as the now infamous and horrifying video began to spread quickly throughout social media,” wrote Philonise on the GoFundMe Campaign.
Does Philonise Floyd Have A Criminal Record/Past?
Unlike his brother, George Floyd who has an extensive criminal past, Philonise Floyd does not have any criminal records.
What Did Philonise Floyd say to House Judiciary Committee?
Floyd asked the US congress to stop the police cruelty on African-Americans and somehow find a way to “stop the pain”. He asked the official to make sure no event repeats itself in the coming future.
The brother said, “Nobody deserves to die for a $20 bill”.
“The world knows him as George, but I called him Perry,” he told the government.
“Yesterday, we laid him to rest. It was the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do.”
“I’m the oldest now. So it was my job to comfort our brothers and sisters, Perry’s kids, and everyone who loved him.
“He called them ‘sir,'” who took his life after suffocating him for nearly 9 minutes.
He screamed in pain and told the officers “I can’t breathe… I can’t breathe” but the policemen did not listen.
At the end of his testimony, Philonise remembered his brother and said “Your death won’t be in vain, the world is changing.”
“I hope you found mama and can rest in peace and power.”
Philonise Floyd Bio
|Real Full Birth Name||Philonise Floyd|
|In the news for||Brother of George Floyd|
|Age (As of 2020)||41 years old|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||1979|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Houston (Texas, USA)|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||NA|
|House In||Houston, USA|
|Height||Feet & Inches: 5′ 11″
Centimeters: 180 cm
Meters: 1.8 m
|Weight||Kilograms: 75 Kg
Pounds: 165 lbs
|High School||High School, Houston|
|Parents||Father: Not Known.
Mother: Larcenia Floyd
|Siblings||Brother: George Floyd, Rodney Floyd, and Terrence Floyd
Sister: LaTonya Floyd
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Not disclosed|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Name Not Known|