He is currently hospitalized and under the prestigious care of Broward Health North, surrounded by his loving parents, grandmother, Uncle, and cousins.
On behalf of his immediate family, his best friends: Ryan & Olga, and his new Artist Management Team at ViJIEN Enterprises Corporation, we ask for privacy at this time, to allow Diego to process the mental and physical anguish he has been dealt.
We know many of you, upon hearing this news, will want to assist or serve in any way you can; and so at this time any assistance (monetary or information) that you can provide to help cover Diego's current medical expenses due to having no insurance, loss of wages, extensive physical therapy, and more, would be greatly appreciated.
**ALL DONATIONS WILL BE TRANSFERRED DIRECTLY TO DIEGO's MEDICAL FUND ACCOUNT. **
IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND DETAILS...
WHAT CAN BE SHARED:
What is known and can be shared right now is that his body suffered the following traumas:
(a) Bilateral Sacrum (hips) Fractures,
(b) Thoracic (spine) Fractures,
(c) Bilateral Maxillary (jaw and teeth) Fractures, and
(d) cuts and bruises, etc.
SURGERY IS REQUIRED:
The Bilateral Maxillary Fractures requires immediate surgery, which will take place on Thursday, March 22, 2018, around 1:00 P.M. or so.
HOSPITAL RELEASE/RECOVERY TIME:
At this time, it is not known when Diego will be released from the hospital, and we do not know how long the recovery process is going to be.
Please know that Diego's is under the close care of the of following doctors: Trauma, Ortho, Neuro, and Maxillary at Broward Health North, and that full recovery will begin when he is fully discharged.
YOUR FEARS & CONCERNS ABOUT DIEGO ARE VALID:
Though Diego is dealing with what one would call a major setback, we trust that his comeback will be miraculous. Any fears and concerns you experience upon hearing this devastating news, will totally be appropriate and valid.
Please know that, Diego, his immediate family, close friends, and management team, share the same sentiments. We grieve with you, as we too, adapt to the circumstances. We are here to support each of you in the best way we possibly can.
***PLEASE EXERCISE CARE***
We do ask that you exercise caution and care with Diego during this time, and please refrain from asking him or his family numerous questions that cannot be answered. Details are still hazy and being reviewed. Our most important goal is to help him focus on his immediate self-care, in the present moment.
Do continue to send positive light and love and bear with us as we disseminate information, as according to Diego and his family's wishes.
HOW YOU CAN HELP:
The family understands many of you will want to see Diego or want to reach out and help and serve in any way you can.
The BEST OPTION many of you can consider, is to help us support his current medical care and recovery efforts that will be needed, when he is fully discharged from the hospital, via a financial contributions or shares of this official GOFUNDME page.
This is where YOU can help.
The smallest of help matters in occurrences like this and will go a long way.
If you have any questions about this campaign or Diego's healing, please contact: Tomeka Napper of ViJIEN Enterprises Corporation, stating the following subject, “Diego Usme Medical Fund,” using the contact link on the campaign page.
We heart each of you.
The Usme-Bahamon Family
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