UT Austin Stabbing: Was Kendrex J. White An Antifa Member? Texas Suspect May Have Targeted Frat Boys

Perri Fisher - Author

May 2 2017, Updated 4:57 a.m. ET

According to local Austin news outlet KXAN, Kendrex J. White, a student at the University of Texas at Austin, is suspected of stabbing four men, killing one, in a Monday afternoon rampage that ended after the suspect was apprehended by police. While police say that White’s motive is unknown, many are speculating whether this man, who is believed to have targeted fraternity and sorority members, was connected to an Antifa organization that sent out recent threats to these same groups.



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KXAN reports that Kendrex J. White attacked his victims with a “Bowie-style” hunting knife and that the victim who died was identified as 19-year-old Harrison Brown. All of the victims were male students who attended UT Austin. Three of them were white and one was Asian, according to Fox News. According to The Tab, one is believed to be in the Lambda Chi fraternity. Even more intriguing, KXAN reports that an eyewitness claimed that Kendrex White attacked a sorority girl before stabbing his victims. UT Austin student Nidia Cavazos explained,

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“He kicked a sorority girl to the point where she almost fell. A little bit later, that same guy ended up pulling out the knife. Everybody started yelling and running in our direction.”

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According to The Tab, those who attended UT Austin warned each other not to display Greek letters in the wake of the attack, with some claiming that additional students were targeted for belonging to Greek groups. One message reads the following.

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“My roommate’s friend just had a knife put to their throats and the person checked to see if she had Greek letters underneath her hoodie.”

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