Dexter Rentz Jr. Biography – Dexter Rentz Jr. Wiki
Dexter Rentz Jr. was a senior student at Ocoee High School and a football player who had recently signed to play for the University of Louisville. He would have played the position of a wide receiver for the team. Cardinals assistant coach Gunter Brewer had previously said Rentz is “a great kid” whom he hoped to coach. He was supposed to be a freshman in the upcoming 2020 season. The player initially got engaged to the Cardinals in June 2019 in a live interview on 93.9 FM’s “The Drive.” He told the radio hosts that he had already developed a bond with the Louisville coaching staff and that one of his biggest goals for his senior season at Ocoee was to become a leader and “help young people see that there is more so that only football.
In the last season, he had scored 15 touchdowns and was almost reaching 200 yards.
Dexter Rentz Jr. Age
Details about his age are still being updated.
Dexter Rentz Jr. Death
He died on Saturday, April 25, 2020 night in a shooting in his home state. The shooting took place in Carver shores the neighborhood of West Orlando Florida. Orlando police confirmed on Sunday, April 26, 2020. At approximately 11:19 p.m. On Saturday, police responded to a report of gunshots in the Elese Street and Deerock Drive area. Four people were shot, and Rentz was the only victim who died from his injuries.
The head coach Scott Satterfield said in a statement, “We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Dexter Rentz,” head coach Scott Satterfield said in a statement. “He was a great young man who had a contagious personality and was able to light up a room with his smile. He was a great kid to be around and he will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Rentz family during this extremely difficult time.”
Dexter Rentz Jr. Cause of Death
He was killed Saturday, April 25, 2020 night in a shooting in his home state.
Dexter Rentz Jr. Messages of Tribute
His fellow players and coach and friends got to various social media platforms to send him messages of tribute.
“I got the phone call today about some sad news about the loss of one of my [nine] guys that have signed on to play college football,” Ocoee assistant coach Henry Anderson wrote on Facebook on Sunday at 2:17 a.m. “Not only [have] I lost a good kid but lost a brother.”
Rentz, along with Ocoee teammate Lovie Jenkins, signed a football scholarship with the University of Louisville in December 2019. The deceased had tied a state record as a sophomore in 2017 when he intercepted five passes in a game as an injury replacement for the Knights.
Dexter Rentz Jr. Height and Weight
He stood at a height of 5feet 9 inches tall and weighed 164 pounds.