Justice for Bakari Fund

You may have heard the devastatingly sad story of death of Austin's own Bakari Jaward Henderson.  Bakari is the strapping son of Phil and Jill Henderson and the distinquished brother of P.J. and Jory Henderson. 

While on a trip abroad in Greece to celebrate his recent graduation from the University of Arizona and to work on his business venture of starting a clothing line, Bakari was killed on the Greek island of Zykanthos.  He attending Anderson High School until his junior year and graduated from Hyde Park Baptist High School in 2013.   In 2014, Bakari was presented to the Austin community as a accomplished beau by the Austin Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Inc. 

Bakari attended the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona on a full academic scholarship.  He graduated on May 12, 2017 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Entrepreneurship.  Bakari was excited about the next phase of his journey.  He loved life and lived it to the fullest. 

As the family completes their efforts to bring Bakari home and plan a homegoing service, several unexpected expenses are certain to arise including the engagement of legal counsel in Greece.  All contributions are appreciated and no contribution is too small.  The family is grateful for your prayers, visits, and beautiful sentiments remembering their beloved son and brother. 

Continue to keep the Henderson Family in your thoughts and prayers. 

News Article: http://www.kvue.com/news/local/austinite-beat-to-death-while-on-vacation-on-greek-island/454993791
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Organizer and beneficiary

Denise Nance Pierce 
Austin, TX
Jill Henderson 
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