You may know her son, Nija Tinsley Jr., for his tragic death, but Lakesha Montgomery will never forget all the joyous moments he brought to her life.
Like his dance moves. “He knew all the dances,” Montgomery said. Or the big smile he’d make when he took selfies.
At school, he was well-mannered and a little shy, but always smiling, according to Montgomery. Nija would have been a second grader at McDonald Green Elementary this year.