Baton Rouge, Louisiana
A helping hand. A family man.
He put his family first.
His cousin Shanika Holmes remembers him popping in to help with homework, or just to say “I love you, and I’m happy to see you.” He enjoyed playing outside with his siblings. In his journal, he wrote about the responsibility he felt to protect his mother, to return the love she had given him.
Kobe Johnson, 18, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was killed on December 22, 2018 during what police say was his botched attempt to rob two LSU football players. He was a senior at Glen Oaks High School — he had been on Christmas break when he died.