Monday, June 13, 2016
Geraldo A. Ortiz-Jimenez, 25, was an actor and a dancer. He loved Selena Gomez and had flown from his home in Puerto Rico to Flordia on Friday to catch a concert at Amway Center.
Akyra Monet Murray, 18, had graduated from West Catholic Prep in Philadephia. She was an accomplished basketball player who had scored over 1,000 points in her HS career. She earned a full-ride basketball scholarship to Mercyhurst College in Pennsylvania. She was in Orlando to celebrate her high school graduation.
Christopher Joseph Sanfeliz, 24, was from Havana, Cuba and lived in Tampa, FL. He worked at JP Morgan Chase and Youfit Health Clubs and had studied at Hillsborough Community College.
Angel L. Candelario-Padro, 28, originally from Puetro Rico, had moved to Florida in 2016 and recently begun a job at Florida Retina Institute. He used to be a Zumba instructor and nurse technician in Chicago. He described himself on his Facebook as "adventurous, easy going but responsible man that would like to live the life completely".
Yilmary Rodriguez Solivan, 24, is from Orlando and lived in Ponce, Puerto Rico. She was a mom of two, including a 3 month old son. She as "crazy about her kids" and "happy all the time".
Brenda Lee Marquez McCool, 49, was a mom of 12 who had beat cancer twice. Her friends call her a fighter who stuck up for herself. They also said that she was smart and would push you in the right direct. She loved to dance, no matter what kind. She had recently decided to become a real estate agent and started taking classes to pursue that career.
Rodolfo Ayala-Ayala, 33, worked as a Biologics Assistant at OneBlood, the Florida-based blood bank. He studied Studied Human Resources at InterAmerican San German. He lived in Kissimmee, FL and was originally from San Germán, Puerto Rico.
Jonathan Antonio Camuy Vega, 24, moved to Florida to be a producer at La Voz Kids, a popular "The Voice"-like talent competition for children. He was a member of student journalism organizations in Puerto Rico. The Telemundo website describes him as loving and talented.
Tevin Eugene Crosby, 25, originally from Statesville, NC, was a sales maangers for Smart Circle and also owned his own marketing firm, Total Entrepreneurs Concepts. He believed in hard work, motivating others and having a good attitude at all times. He was ambitious and worked hard towards his goals.