Dez, as he was fondly called was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone on July 18 1984 to Yvette Omotunde Alongo-Coker and the late Ahmad Tejan Jalloh commonly called uncle Tejanie. He moved to the United States in 1991 and lived in Richmond, Virginia. he attended Cave Spring High School, in Roanoke, Virginia where he exceeded in both academics and football. Dez obtained a football scholarship to Bridegewater college and he played for the BC Eagles football team. during which time the college team won two divisional championships. he graduated with bachelor of science (communications). it was during his collegiate years that Desmond decided to give his life and service to the lord and continued to serve him devoutly until the lord called him home to higher service. He was a member of pastor Larry’s church in Bridgewater, Va and New Covenant Ministries in Chantilly, Virginia. Desmond worked for Hertz, CSC in northern Va. and IAP worldwide (Walter Reed, Optomology).
Tributes and Condolences
All the time / Justin Allen (Childhood friends )
Dez, you did this thing where u stepped on the 1st step with both feet then stepped back down. Afterward you walk up steps normally. We were 12, I asked why, you said for luck. I do the same whenever I think of you, it's for us onlookers won't unders...
You are missed old friend / Ric Hannah (middle school friend )
Lost contact after middle school but know you will be missed man. joe montana 94 will always be our game
MAMA'S BOY / Yvette (MOM)
Dez Juli 18 draws close this Sunday. The pain of bearing you into this world some 26 years ago gets all too familiar again and so is the pain of loosing you six months ago. Lest I forget.
MAMA'S BOY / Mom (MOM)
As Juli 18 draws nigh this weekend the pain of your passing gets sharper and sharper for how can a 'Mother's tender care cease towards the child she bears; and when forgetful she may be then will I remember thee'.
Yvette, Michaele,Myna and Family / Annie May Parker
Do not be anxious about anything but in everything by prayer and petition with thanksgiving presentyour request to God. And the peace of God which transcends all understanding will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Mei ...
Rest In Peace / Kara &. Sean (College Friends )Read >>