This is so heartbreaking! The family of Jalen Hill has confirmed that their son has passed away at 22. Jalen recently took a trip to Costa Rica and went missing.
“We know Jalen has played a part in the lives of so many people,” the family wrote in an Instagram post. “We also acknowledge the role that so many of you have played in his. As we try to navigate this devastating time in our lives, we ask that you please give us time to grieve. Keep us in your thoughts and prayers.”
Jalen played for UCLA for three seasons.
UCLA coach Mick Cronin said in a statement “The news of Jalen Hill’s passing is heartbreaking. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time. Jalen was a warm-hearted young man with a great smile who has left us far too soon,”