Damion loved athletic competition and was extremely active in his community. Damion was among some of the exceptional athletic talents that the great state of Arizona has produced. His passion for basketball was showcased through his life. He attended Phoenix Carl Hayden High School, and upon graduation, attended Central Arizona College, and eventually transferred to the University of Texas, El Paso.
The father of three, 2 daughters and 1 son, was murdered during a violent invasion of his home in June of 2009, at the age of 35. His legacy will live on through the collaborative efforts of those whom love him. DGMF was founded in his honor, bringing awareness of violence, peer pressure and crime to youth and the community.