Jayden Mahaad Lockett
Blue Springs, Missouri
It’s his turn to be memorialized
He poses, hands in pockets, in a dark button-down shirt and pants, contrasted with a gold bow tie. In another, he wears an In-N-Out Burger shirt and his backpack. He was an honor student at Blue Springs South High in Blue Springs, Missouri.
In a Facebook post, he links to a GoFundMe for a friend’s funeral, writing “It’s all love w me my boy.” He was somebody who could make you laugh when you thought you couldn’t laugh anymore, his classmate said.
On Nov. 10, 2018, Jayden Mahaad Lockett, 17, was shot and killed in another teen’s home. Two other teenagers were injured in the shooting.