First College Football Player Dies from COVID

Jamain Stephens, Jr., son of former Pittsburgh Steelers player Jamain Stephens, Sr., died at the age of 21 due to complications stemming from COVID-19.

Stephens was a California University of Pennsylvania offensive lineman and played a backup role for his team for the past three seasons.

Dr. Karen Jherpe, the Athletic Director at California University of PA said, “Jamain was such a wonderful student with a smile on his face every time you saw him.  His personality was contagious and he made such a positive impact on everyone he met.”

The Voice of Motown offers condolences and prayers for Stephens’ family.