His niece now bears his name
He was the second of four children. His loved ones called him “Mir Mir.” Turquoise was his favorite color, and he loved to play basketball.
One of his older sisters, Nashyna, said “he loved fashion.” She called him goofy and bright. He looked like his brother Lashawn, with whom he had an inseparable bond. “He was always a protector for his family,” Nashyna said.
On August 3, 2018, while playing basketball with his friends, Lamir Harrison, 17, a student at Kensington High School in Philadelphia, was shot and killed. Nashyna named her daughter after him. She was born two days before Lamir’s birthday.