Krit McClean, 21, survived the plunge of the TKTS booth, the New York Daily News reports.
The incident, which began about 8 a.m. during the morning rush hour was caught on video by numerous bystanders, and was streamed live on Periscope.
Here’s what you need to know:
1. McClean Screamed Out ‘Donald Trump Where Are You?’ & Also Proclaimed His Love for His Mom!
During his 90 minutes of naked dancing and ranting he called out presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump multiple times, including at one point yelling, “Donald Trump, where are you?
“He said, ‘No, no, no, no Trump’ and he kept screaming,” smoothie vendor Mohammed Adam told DNAInfo.”He kept talking about Trump and kept saying, ‘I’m jumping. I’m jumping.’ There were a lot of cops up there.”
2. He Missed an Inflatable Bag Set Up on the Street, But Was Not Seriously Injured,Police set up an inflatable bag underneath McClean, trying to prevent injury if he jumped. But when McClean did jump, he missed the bag, hitting the pavement.
McClean was taken to Bellevue Hospital for minor injuries suffered after jumping. He will also undergo a psychiatric evaluation, according to police.
3. He Was Born in Bangkok & Grew Up in New York City.McClean was born in Bangkok, Thailand, but grew up in New York City.
“My style is inspired by experiences and interests including: sneakerhead culture, extensive travel through Asia, urban street-wear, art, hip-hop, and modeling,” he says on the site.
4. He Played Soccer at Amherst College & Stuyvesant High School.McClean was a soccer player at Stuyvesant High School in Tribeca and went on to play soccer at Amherst College in Massachusetts. He was listed as 6-3 forward on the team’s 2012 roster, and appeared in some games that season. It is not clear if McClean continued to play for Amherst after that year.
He says that he was set to graduate from Amherst this year. But on McClean says he was studying at Columbia University.