Tevin Eugene Crosby, 25, was a business owner from Michigan who
owned a marketing firm called
Total Entrepreneurs Concepts. Tevin flew to Orlando to see friends
after visiting family in North
Carolina. "He was definitely a good person and a good brother to
me," his brother Chavis
Crosby said to the Orlando Sentinel.
Paul Terrell Henry, 41, a Chicago native loved to dance and have
fun and leaves behind two children
including his daughter Alexia who just graduated high school. "I
miss him. I love him," his boyfriend
Francisco Hernandez shared with the Sentinel.
Jonathan Antonio Camuy Vega, 24, worked as a producer for a
Spanish television network in Florida.
He worked specifically for "La Voz Kids," similar to the popular
show "The Voice," only for children.
Jonathan moved from Puerto Rico to pursue his dreams further in the
Juan P. Rivera Velazquez, 37, was at Pulse nightclub with Luis
Conde, who was also killed in the
deadly shooting. Juan was originally from Puerto Rico but moved to
Orlando to pursue his
dreams as he opened D'Magaazine Salon & Spa, according to his
Alejandro Barrios Martinez, 21, is one of the youngest victims in
the attack and was originally from
Cuba. Alejandro sadly passed away with 48 others in the deadliest
mass shooting in American history.
Angel 'Angelo' Candelario Padro, 28, was originally from Guanica,
Puerto Rico and moved to Orlando
from Chicago to start a new life for himself. His Facebook profile
features photos of himself smiling
as he visited Universal Studios and Magic Kingdom. He recently
started a job at Florida Retina
Institute as an ophthalmic technician earlier in the week.
Christopher Joseph Sanfeliz, 24, was a bank employee with JP
Morgan Chase in Tampa. He began
working there in 2013 and moved his way up to become a personal
banker with time. His family
immigrated from Cuba in the 1960s to make a better life for their
Antonio Davon Brown, 29, was a captain in the U.S. Army and
graduated from FAMU with a
degree in criminal justice in 2008. He then went on to obtain a
master's degree in business
administration from the University of Mary and a doctorate in
from the University of Phoenix.
Juan Chavez Martinez, 25, was living in Davenport after
immigrating from Huichapan, Mexico.
Juan worked as a housekeeping supervisor for APDC Services, a
staffing company partner
of Reunion Resorts in Kissimmee. Anyone that knew Juan said he was a
very friendly and
loving person who had a lot of friends.
Geraldo A. Ortiz-Jimenez, 25, was a native of Santo Domingo,
Dominican Republic, according to
his Facebook page. It also appeared that he spent some time living
in Puerto Rico and Orlando.
Gilberto Ramon Silva Menendez, 25, grew up in Manati, Puerto Rico
and moved to Orlando a few
years ago. According to his Facebook page, he was studying health
care management at the
Ana G. Mendez University's Orlando campus.
Leroy Valentin Fernandez, 25, was quite the entertainer who loved
to perform, sing and dance
wherever he was. He worked as a leasing agent at Auvers Village
Apartments in Orlando
where he reportedly always kept his co-workers entertained.
Frank Hernandez, 27, moved to Orlando a few years ago after
receiving a promotion from his job
with Calvin Klein three years ago. "He was the best person ever. He
was so funny, outgoing,"
his sister Julissa Leal shared with The Daily Advertiser.
Like many other who lost their lives that night, Joel Rayon
Paniagua, 31, also loved to dance and
went to Pulse just to have a good time. Joel was raised in Mexico
but moved to Florida where
he held a job in construction.
Yilmary Rodriguez Sulivan, 24, orginally from Ponce, Puerto Rico
was living in Orlando with her
husband and two young sons. She was out for the night with her
brother-in-law who was
shot but survived the attack.
Simon Adrian Carrillo Fernandez, 31, was with his partner Oscar
Aracena, who was also killed in
the shooting, just trying to have some fun on Pulse that night.
Simon worked at McDonald's as
a manager and had just returned from a trip to Niagara Falls with
Jean C. Nives Rodriguez, 27, was also a native of Puerto Rico and
worked as a general manager
at a check-cashing store. Jean just purchased his first home not
even two months before his life
was tragically taken away. "He wanted to be the best at what he did,
and he would work very
hard to achieve that," a friend shared on his obituary on legacy.com.