Kodak Black Offers To Pay For Funeral Of STEM School Shooting Hero
Earlier this month, we reported that Kodak Black donated over 12K to help low income students over in Texas. Now, the rapper has decided to do more good deeds by offering to pay for the funeral services of the young man who died protecting his fellow students during a school shooting in Colorado.
According to the Blast, Kodak’s attorney reached out to the family of Kendrick Castillo, who was gunned down Tuesday after trying to tackle one of the shooters at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Denver, Colorado. Kodak’s attorney, Bradford Cohen, sent a message to Castillo’s parents on behalf of the star that read,
“First let me tell you words cannot describe my sorrow for your situation. You raised an amazing young man that did an amazing thing. I know that those words cannot provide as much comfort as you and your wife deserve.” The message continued, “I have a client that wished me to reach out and extend an offer for him to pay for any and all funeral expenses, as well as establish a scholarship in his name. Your son truly represents the inherent good in people. Again, I am sorry for your loss.”
Kodak is also offering to give $10,000 for an annual scholarship in Castillo’s name that will be used to fund “a student going to college wanting to study in the science and engineering areas, The Blast quotes.
Castillo’s family has not accepted the offer. It’s been said that they are still grieving the loss of their loved one and Kodak full understands that.
As we previously reported, two suspects have been arrested in Tuesday’s shooting and charged for Castillo’s death and injuring of eight other students.
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