Scholarship Set Up To Help Children Of Miami Gardens Soldier Killed In Niger
Scholarship set up to help children of Miami Gardens soldier killed in Niger
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – The 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project has set up a scholarship to benefit the children of U.S. Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson.
Johnson, 25, is a Miami Gardens native who was killed earlier this month while providing training and security assistance to the Nigerien Armed Forces.
Terror group Boko Haram has a heavy presence in the region.
The foundation has set up the scholarship to provide a college fund for Johnson’s children, ages 2 and 6, and his unborn child with his wife, Myeshia Johnson, who is pregnant.
U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Florida, is the founder …