Have you heard the news about the football player from El Camino College who was shot by a Los Angeles police officer? His name was Reginald Doucet and the tragic news of his death is all over the nation. Keep reading this story to find out more about his death, life, career and family from his biography and check out Reginald’s photos and video below.
25 year old Reginald Doucet Jr was born in Salinas, California on June 3rd, 1985 to Odessa and Reginald Doucet. He grew up in Monterey County in Northern California and went to school at North Monterey County High School. It was there that he started earning football recognition until he graduated in 2003. His next move took him to El Camino Junior College in Torrance, CA and Middle Tennessee State University also known as MTSU in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, he graduated on 2006 with a BA in University Studies and physical training. While at college he joined the football team and played as a quarterback finishing his football college career with 40 tackles, 3 interceptions with 8 pass breakups. He was drawn by the glamorous and exotic life people lived in L.A, but before that he moved to Jacksonville, Florida for a while and finally to the west coast where he earned a living as a physical trainer and a male model. Check out Doucet’s pictures here.
From his Facebook profile we found out that he was not into reading in fact he didn’t even have a book but he did enjoy listening to music like Aunjel Adams as well as any rap or contemporary R&B songs, as well as he shared his movie preferences like Friday, The Matrix, Coming to America and Paid in Full to name a few.
When he worked as a trainer he was was back at his hometown of Salinas as well as working at the P5 Training Center in Buena Park, California. Then it came modeling, his pictures were posted in many clubs and bars in West California.
The terrible incident that ended up so tragically took place in front of his house in Crescent Park West. According to reports he was found naked arguing allegedly about taxi fare with the taxi driver. When Police got there, Police said Mr. Doucet Jr. was screaming and behaving erratically which is why the officers tried to calm him down and talk to him to get into his boxers shorts but then he ran away, they chased him back two to three times but this third time Reggie attacked the officers and at one point he allegedly tried to take one of their guns. When this happened a rookie officer (joined 17 months ago) shot him twice. Reginald Doucet Jr. died at the hospital. He leaves behind a 4 years old daughter.
Our deepest thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends throughout this terrible time. Would you like to express your condolences to the family of this young former MTSU football star? Check out the photos and videos below.