Jahmil French’s cause of death is unknown – but his co-stars have paid tribute to the late star on social media today. Actress Melinda Shankur wrote: “Bhandurner forever in my heart.”
Chloe Rose also commented on Twitter : “Still in shock. Jahmil will be missed.
“He was an integral part of the Degrassi family and certainly a huge part of my degrassi days.”
Actress and singer Christina Milian wrote on Instagram: “You will be missed. Rest peacefully King.”
Jahmil is best known for his regular role as Dave Turner in Degrassi: The Next Generation.
During this time in the teen drama, he received a Canadian Screen Award nomination in 2013 for Best Performance in a Children’s or Youth Program or Series at the 1st Canadian Screen Awards.
He was also nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the film Boost at the 6th Canadian Screen Awards in 2018.
More to follow…