Remembering Tajiri Washington


Tajiri Washington, the former George County football standout gone far too soon at the age of 18, is still finding a way to leave a legacy behind for the family, friends, teammates, and coaches that inspires a lifetime of memories.

News 25 Sports Director Jeff Haeger spoke with those who knew Tajiri and every one of them said the exact same thing “I never saw him have a bad day.”

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Watch the video above to hear what they had to say about the former George County football standout gone too soon.

For anyone wanting to pay their respects to Tajiri Washington and his family, the wake will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the George County High School gymnasium. That will be followed by the funeral services at 11 a.m. Monday at the Lucedale Church of God.