Legends Live Forever, Xavier Louis-Jacques Scholarship Fund

Join us in honoring the memory of Xavier Louis-Jacques

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Join us in honoring the memory of Xavier Louis-Jacques

The Legends Live Forever, Xavier Louis-Jacques Scholarship Fund, is a Scholarship Fund at the Cambridge Community Foundation.

If you would like to mail a check, please write "Legends Live Forever" in the memo and send it to: Cambridge Community Foundation, C/O The Link at Kendall Square, 255 Main Street, 8th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142

For more information, or for other ways to donate, please contact Michal Rubin at mrubin@Cambridgecf.org.

The total amount raised reflects funds collected on this page, funds collected via physical checks, as well as funds collected on the original GoFundMe page created for Xavier's family. The total number of supporters does not include those who donated to the GoFundMe page or by other offline means.



Xavier Louis-Jacques, a 19 year old man of Cambridge, MA was killed by gun violence on March 27, 2021.

A talented and positive person that connected with everyone he met, Xavier was an exceptional young man who was recently accepted into Xavier University of Louisiana, a private, historically Black, Roman Catholic University in New Orleans. Xavier had been saving his money to take this opportunity to become an engineer and pursue his interest in computers, a passion he had since he started building his own at age 11.

Xavier wasn't just academically driven, he loved people and enjoyed many recreational activities too. He was also an athlete and played for the CRLS Falcons. He was an artist as well, learning how to manage music production and how to work with ceramics (The Boston Museum of Fine Arts displayed one of his pieces). A multifaceted and kind individual, Xavier was a gifted young man who had many goals, and always looked to improve himself and help others, subsequently touching the lives of many in a deeply personal way.

We thank you for joining Xavier's family and friends, in mourning the tragic and unexpected loss of Xavier Louis-Jacques with a gift to this Scholarship Fund which will honor Xavier's memory by providing a scholarship to a CRLS graduate that embodies Xavier's values. Preference will be given to a student aspiring to study at an HBCU, and with similar interests and attributes to Xavier including an interest in athletics, and arts.