“I can confirm that my good friend, colleague, and inspiration, Jahmil French, passed away yesterday.” Tuesday March 2, Joshua Safran, screenwriter to whom we owe the series Gossip Girl, Quantico or Soundtrack, announced on Twitter the disappearance of actor Jahmil French at the age of 29. “It is with a heavy heart that I confirm the death of a dear friend Jahmil French,” said a representative for the actor in a statement obtained by People.
“He will be remembered by many for his passion for the arts, his commitment to his craft and his vibrant personality. I ask you to keep his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time,” the statement said. A sudden disappearance for Jahmil French who became known to the general public in 2009 for his role as Dave Turner in the series Degrassi: New Generation. After having chained the roles in film and television, he had recently landed a role in the series Soundtrack, produced by Netflix. The causes of his death have not yet been revealed.
I can confirm my good friend, co-worker, and all around inspiration, Jahmil French, passed away yesterday. Only posting because I see the story getting out there. I will have more to say about him later. Right now we’re all just processing this devastating news.
– chica chica (@Anthologist) March 2, 2021
Christina Milian mourns the death of Jahmil French
A sudden disappearance that caused a wave of excitement among people who crossed paths with Jahmil French during his career, such as Christina Milian who commented on the actor’s last Instagram post after the news of his death. “We will miss you, rest in peace King”, she wrote thus, while the former co-stars of the young man of 29 years in the series Degrassi also paid homage to him, like Melinda Shankar, alias Alli Bhandari . “Thank you for being one of the most talented, compassionate, kind and funny friends I have had. You were loved so much. I share some of my favorite photos over the years to showcase your light. I will miss dancing nights, ”said the 29-year-old actress.
Jahmil French © Instagram