Thomas Hudson, the president of Jackson State University (JSU), announced the death of one of the school’s former basketball players, Geronimo Warner.
Student-athlete Geronimo Warner’s tragic death is mourned throughout the university.
The unexpected death of a student-athlete has been reported by Mississippi officials. JSU released a statement on Wednesday informing the public of Warner’s passing and expressing their condolences to his family.
Warner played guard for the JSU men’s basketball team and was a management major from Phoenix. Jackson State representatives expressed their sincere sympathies to Warner’s family, close friends, and other loved ones. Warner’s cause of death was not immediately disclosed by the school, but authorities said the loss of the student had an impact on the whole Jackson State community.
JSU’s statement included the following:
“Jackson State University mourns the loss of Geronimo Warner. We send thoughts of comfort, understanding, and compassion during this difficult time. We encourage any member of our campus community in need of grief support to contact the Latasha Norman Center for Counseling Services. Please keep the family and friends of Geronimo Warner in your prayers.”
Geronimo Warner is a native of Arizona and was a redshirt freshman for the JSU men’s basketball team for the 2021-22 season. His position on the squad was as a guard.
Geronimo Warner holds an American Citizen and he belongs to the white ethnic group.
Geronimo Warner studied at Jackson State University