Abaas Aidarus Mohamed
Stone Mountain, Georgia
Earned college acceptance, supported his mom
His sister recalled his dedication and love for their mother. At 16, he sold some of his belongings. “The minute he got the money in his hands,” his sister said, “he went straight to my mom and gave her everything.”
A senior at Clarkson High School, he studied diligently and got into Georgia State University. He dreamed of creating a successful franchise in the fashion industry to make his mother proud. She had immigrated from Somalia to give them a better life. He just wanted to take care of her.
On November 11, 2018, Abaas Aidarus Mohamed, 17, was shot and killed in Stone Mountain, Georgia.