Christion Files Jr and Hugh Douglas Car Accident, Death – Two Morehouse University students lost their lives in a car accident on Labor Day, according to the school. The Morehouse CrashHugh Douglas and Christion Files Jr., roommates in their sophomore year and pals, were driving when their car veered off the road after they had passed another car on the curved road. The truck hit a utility post, twisted, hit another utility pole, and then overturned, according to the Georgia State Patrol. The incident resulted in the instantaneous death of both students.
Douglas, a student of business administration, is the son of former National Football League great Hugh Douglas. He was a member of the Morehouse Business Association and a fellow at Goldman Sachs in addition to being an AltFinance Fellow. Over the past summer, he worked as an intern at the Ares Management Corporation in Los Angeles. In a Facebook post, Morehouse College described him as “an exceptional student who displayed immense dedication and promise.”
Files Jr., who was driving the car, was studying business administration. He was a co-captain of the track and field team, ran the track and field team, and was a member of the Morehouse Business Association. He also served as the junior class council’s media chair. He is well known for his abilities in photography and cinematography, claims Morehouse. The college also noted that he created content for the institution’s marketing department, Morehouse Athletics, campus groups, and students.
“During these difficult times, we must come together as a community to remember and celebrate the lives of Hugh and Christion,” Morehouse wrote on Facebook. They leave behind a legacy of excellence, passion, and commitment that will keep inspiring everyone of us in our own quest for excellence. Hugh’s family and friends, as well as Christion’s friends and family, have our deepest condolences. We want them to know that they are in our thoughts and prayers during this incredibly trying time. Grief counselors will be available to students, and details on a memorial service will be made available soon.