There are many people died in the world every second due to many reasons but some people remembered after death because of his/her work. Among them, Riley Howell is one. He has died in UNCC shooting to trying to protect his classmate. As per the student of UNCC, he jumped on the gunman in the classroom to save others. For this courageous work, he was honored as Star Wars Jedi. Let’s know more about him through this article.
Riley Howell was honored as Star Wars Jedi
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte student who was hailed a hero for selflessly putting himself between a gunman and his classmates last April is now being “immortalized as a Jedi.”
Riley Howell was 21 years old when he died protecting other students from a shooter who stormed into a building on UNC Charlotte’s campus. As per Lucasfilm, they confirmed to ABC11 (WTVD) that they have sent a letter to Howell’s family expressing condolences. “Riley’s courage and selflessness bring out the Jedi in all of us,” wrote fan relations team member Lucas Seastrom. “We hope that you may rejoice in his memory, and we join you in honoring his life and example.”
Where is Riley Howell born?
Recalling her early life, Riley was born in Waynesville, North Carolina in the year of 1998. He is American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Similarly, He is Christian by religion.
Talking about his education, he attended T.C. Roberson High School and later went to the University of North Carolina.
Is Riley Howell dating someone?
Reflecting on his personal life, Riley was is in a relationship with Lauren Westmoreland for 5 years. The love birds also planning to marry very soon but unfortunately, he died to protect his classmates in the UNCC shooting.
How much is Riley Howell’s worth?
Being a student by profession, there is no data available on how much he earns. But he earns popularity besides money for his recent work which named him a hero title after his death.
How tall is Riley Howell?
Before his death, Riley stands a height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs around 69 Kg. He has a pair of dark brown eyes and blonde hair color. His other body information is yet to be disclosed.