Jalen Hurts pays for funeral expenses of high school player killed in senseless shooting

It’s impossible to find a silver lining when discussing the death of a teenager who waited his entire life, but Jalen Hurts at least tried to ease the burden on a grieving family.

Over the weekend, 18-year-old Jahvon Coles was killed in a senseless shooting in Houston. The linebacker, who played at North Shore High School, was attending a house party when police say one or more gunmen opened fire on the house from a block away, with one bullet hitting Coles in the chest. thinking. The man was taken to a nearby hospital, but was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

After learning of the incident, Eagles QB Jalen Hurts stepped up. Hart attended Channel View High School in suburban Houston, and their biggest rival was North Shore. Hearts heard that a player from a former rival school had passed away. We reached out to the family to make sure they didn’t have to worry about the cost of resting Jervon..

Talk to KHOU in Houston, Coles’ grandfather said his grandson has a 4.1 GPA and has already been accepted to 15 colleges, but is considering his options as to where he could play football. The 18-year-old reportedly planned to attend Lamar University in nearby Beaumont this fall.

Meanwhile, his teammates are stunned by the news of their teammate and friend’s death.

One of Jarvon’s teammates, senior Dameco Williams, said he woke up and started crying when he heard the news.

“Jervon was a wonderful human being. He always had a smile on his face and I never saw him get into a bad situation or conflict with anyone in any way,” he said.

Police have not yet identified the culprit and are currently investigating. It’s incomprehensible that such a bright light could go out so quickly, but we salute the Harts for doing everything they could to make a horrible situation a little better for the Coles family.