Ayesha Harrison Jex Bio – Ayesha Harrison Jex Wiki
Ayesha Harrison Jex is the sister of Basketball Hall of Fame center Shaquille O’Neal. O’Neal did not know his biological father growing up and was raised by his stepfather, Philip A. Harrison, who was Ayesha’s father.
Ayesha Harrison graduated from Florida A&M University with a bachelor’s and masters’ degree.
Ayesha Harrison Jex Age
She was 40 years old.
Ayesha Harrison Jex Children
Harrison-Jex has a son named Bryce Harrison.
Shaq Sister Cancer
She was diagnosed with cancer three years ago. In May 2019, Ayesha appeared at a charity event for cancer held by the family’s foundation, Odessa Chambliss Quality of Life Fund, Inc. The foundation shared photos of her on Facebook writing, “Ayesha Harrison-Jex Graces the runway after she shared her testimony as a cancer survivor during the Celebration of Life Fashion Show.”
Shaq Sister Death
Shaq’s sister Ayesha Harrison Jex died on Thursday, October 24, 2019, after a battle with cancer. She was diagnosed with cancer three years ago.
O’Neal’s TNT’s “Inside the NBA,” co-hosts Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith were among those who offered their condolences. “The big fella’ who is described as the ‘biggest kid in the world,’ his heart is breaking tonight,” Ernie Johnson revealed to viewers as the show took a moment to honor Harrison, and to extend their condolences to O’Neal and his family. “He said his world revolves around his brother and two sisters and he lost one of his sisters this morning.”
Johnson admitted that O’Neal wasn’t handling the loss well. “I’m trying to put into words the way Shaquille has reacted to this, and he is struggling. And when he struggles, we struggle with him because he’s one of our brothers.”
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver also sent his condolences. “It’s times like this when we’re all together,” he said. “I’m trying to put into words the way Shaquille has reacted to this, and he is struggling,” he said. “And when he struggles, we struggle with him because he’s one of our brothers.”
“Big Fella, you hang in there.”
Ernie, Kenny, Charles & Commissioner Silver’s thoughts are with the O’Neal family pic.twitter.com/5yUtdhjWkZ
— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) October 24, 2019
Shaq’s son, Shareef O’Neal, tweeted, “Man , i can’t even think straight … y’all know how big of a family man I am and honestly I’m very hurt..I wish I got to say bye . I know you’ll be watching over us. I love you auntie , I’m going to make you proud ..❤️ RIP.”
According to Vibe, Ayesha Harrison will be laid to rest in a military ceremony and will be buried next to O’Neal’s stepfather Sgt. Phillip Harrison.
Ayesha Harrison Jex Cause of Death
Ayesha Harrison Jex’s cause of death was cancer.