I’ve lost my second best friend…and can’t find the right words to convey the depth of my sadness.

He was the youngest of us cousins, and he always looked out for me…and pretty much everyone else. Even if we weren’t related, I’d say he truly was an all-around good dude. I’ve always been very proud of him.

You may have heard me brag about him: in addition to a family man and educator, he was a Howard alumnus and an independent jazz musician.

I’d be honored if you checked out his music:



I expect to be in sporadic contact over the next two weeks, so the best way to reach out is via email. I thank you in advance for your condolences.