We are saddened to report the passing of Justin Shamlou ‘11, who died unexpectedly on Feb. 15 at the age of 27. Born April 21, 1993 in Plantation, Fla., Shamlou moved with his family to Japan and Singapore before they settled in California. At Harker, Shamlou was a varsity football player with a love for music and poetry. After graduation, he attended the University of South Carolina. Most recently, he was a senior writer at the consumer advocacy website Grit Daily. Shamlou is remembered by his classmates for his uplifting character and ability to inspire others. A tribute wall has been set up for those who wish to share memories, condolences and kind words. His family has requested that donations be made to the Concussion Legacy Foundation in Shamlou’s honor.