Following the loss of track and field athlete Jayden Hill, the Northern Michigan University community is in sorrow.
Hill was born in Liberia and attended Coopersville High School in Allendale before relocating to the west side of Michigan.
Hill, a decorated high school track athlete, originally planned to study pre-law and psychology at Ottawa University Arizona, according to her Facebook page.
Hill moved closer to home in January, accepting a scholarship at NMU.
She was seeking a degree in political science with a specialization in pre-law, according to the school.
On Monday evening, the community organized a candlelight memorial in her honor.
Jayden Hill cause of death
According to the school, Hill, 19, died on Sunday. The reason of death has not been disclosed.
Jayden Hill parents and siblings
Jerry Hill and Christine Hill, her parents, survive her.
Cameron Hill (AAlyah) and Lexi Hill are brothers and sisters.
When is Jayden Hill funeral?
Jayden’s obituary will be published online by her family in the near future, and will contain funeral services, dates, and burial arrangements.