February 23, 2024

George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter, Gianna Floyd was offered full scholarship to Texas Southern University when she’s of college-age.

Texas Southern University disclosed on the school’s Facebook page on Tuesday evening, the day George Floyd was buried in his hometown of Houston.

TSU announced on it’s page, ‘The Board of Regents of Texas Southern University (TSU) honors the memory of George Floyd on the day that he is laid to eternal rest. Mr. Floyd was a lifelong citizen of the Third Ward and a revered graduate of Jack Yates High School.

‘The Board, in conjunction with the TSU Foundation Board, has approved a fund to provide a full scholarship for Floyd’s beloved daughter, Gianna. TSU’s executive and academic staff will prepare a place for Miss Floyd if she wishes to attend the University.’

George Floyd was buried on Tuesday evening 9th of June 2020, He was 46-year-old. He died after Derek Chauvin a former Minnesota police officer kneeled on his neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds on the 25th of May 2020.

His death sparked protests and calls for racial justice all of the world.

Priscilla Irems

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