It’s with a heavy heart that I report Jahmil French, best known for his role as Dave Turner on “Degrassi: The Next Generation,” has passed away at 29.
A rep for the actor confirmed his passing to Page Six with the following statement:
It is with a heavy heart that I confirm the passing of a dear friend and client Jahmil French.
He will be remembered by many for his passion for the arts, his commitment to his craft, and his vibrant personality. I ask that you keep his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
Jahmil’s cause of death has not been disclosed at this time.
“Degrassi” star Annie Clark posted a video of Jahmil dancing with the caption:
Heartbroken over the loss of our friend Jahmil French. This video is how I’ll always think of him. So full of energy and fun. He was always dancing. A true talent and a great friend. We will all miss you so much Jahmil ????
See her original tweet below:
Sending prayers and my sincerest condolences to all who knew and loved Jahmil.
May he Rest In Peace.
Source: Page Six