North Carolinians and members of the Hampton University family are reeling over the death of Yusef Neville. On Wednesday, Neville, a service manager, committed suicide by jumping from the Marriott parking deck in downtown Greensboro, NC.
Just hours before his passing Neville left the ominous tweet below.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
— Yusuf (@YusufNC) January 29, 2014
Since news broke of his death, social media has been flooded with messages dedicated to his memory including words from his fiancée Jennifer Bowden and members of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated.
Additionally, several entertainers have paid their respects to the well-loved and well-respected Hampton U graduate including E! News‘ Terrence Jenkins who was a close friend of the deceased.
Rest in peace Yusuf. My heart is so heavy. You mean so much to all of us. I can't even articulate right now. #weallwegot
— Terrence J (@TerrenceJ) January 30, 2014
Check out a few more of the touching celebrity tributes to Yusef Neville below.
rollingout extends its condolences to his family. -danielle canada