Upward bound, she never stopped striving
She had a dream: “She said she wanted to be a firefighter, but I know she really just wanted to save the world. She had so much promise,” said her cousin, Shayla Greene.
A freshman at Compton High School, she had just been accepted into Upward Bound, which meant she could take college-level classes. Even though her parents didn’t have the $300 to buy her a cheerleading uniform, she didn’t stop striving.
Britney Malone and her stepfather were shot and killed in their home by her stepbrother on Sept. 28, 2018, in Compton, California. She was 13 years old.