Jennifer Lauren Cantu, age 28

Lost to gun violence on May 29, 2018 in Cameron, North Carolina.

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  • Nickname:
    19 JenJen, Bubbas
    8 I called her "My work of Art"
    3 i called her mom 💜
    10 bestie❤
    9 Jen Jen <3
    10 my light❤
    6 my Guardian angel🙏❤️
  • Number of children:
    27 2 Penny and Sasha !!
    14 Penny the dog and Sasha the kitten were her babies!❤️
    9 You can see the love she had for her pets in the pictures she took with them.
  • Personality:
    29 Hilarious and always learning
    26 strong and resilient.
    16 She was the strongest person I
    27 would have changed the world
    24 had the most addicting laugh ever 💗
    16 Best heart, best laugh/giggle, best smile, best everything
    11 From the moment you met her you could tell she had something special.
    7 A leader with compassion and loyalty
    5 Outgoing and Courageous
    6 Jen was so compassionate.
  • Occupation:
    7 Sakura - The twisted grape - But going to school was her passion.
    11 She was going to be an incredible scientist one day. ❤️
  • Workplace:
    25 NCSU Biotechnology Program
  • Schools attended:
    24 North Carolina State University
    5 FTCC
  • Comments:
    15 my jen jen
    10 Finding life hard to live without you.
    6 Miss sharing science puns and movie nights
    11 to an angel gone way too soon
    14 I miss you every single day. I cant get over how unfair it is that you were taken from us so soon.
    9 It doesn't get easier with time....I miss you more everyday.
    5 You were such a good friend. You made a high school a lot better. Missing you Jenny 💗
    11 It is still so hard to believe you are gone...
    10 It's hard to believe you are gone. When i look at your picture you look so alive. You were so
    8 love and miss you so much Jen Jen.
    7 Thankful you came into my life <3
    6 You were the best thing that ever happened to me. I miss you so much it hurts.
    3 I cry everyday, when I lost you I lost myself.
    6 i miss my jen jen
    7 The Holiday's are here.....you are not. UGH
    9 Love you Laurie and Greg.
    8 Happy New Year Sweet Angel
    9 never forgotten, always with your lived ones
    8 i love you jenn ❤️❤️❤️❤️
    7 always here never forgotten
    5 I have so many thing to tell you....I miss you so much.
    8 Death Leaves a heartache no can heal, Love leaves a memory on one can steal
    6 God Bless your beautiful soul . Your mom
    10 I wish you could see how many loves you touched
    8 sending hugs
    3 I am a better person for having you in my life. I wish I could have done the same for you.
    6 Love you, forever and always!!!!! <3
    6 No matter how much time passes this broken heart will never heal.
    4 Happy Valentines Day Jen....you will always be in my heart.
    5 You were taken from us 9 months ago today...missing you more and more everyday.
    9 I think of you every single day...I love and miss you so much.
    3 I miss you Drozd. I will never forget our time together as Battles.

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