Juquel K. Young was a beloved son who passed away too soon after being killed at the age of seventeen.
Juquel was killed on July 15th, 2018 before beginning his senior year. Juquel has always been excited about graduating with his class and walking on graduation day but was never able to achieve this dream due to his life being cut short.
This scholarship aims to honor the memory of Juquel K. Young by supporting graduating high school seniors who are gun violence survivors.
Any high school senior who is a gun violence survivor or has been impacted by a close family or friend being injured or killed with a gun may apply for this scholarship.
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