Disney’s “Jett Jackson” – Lee Thompson Young – Alleged Suicide

Lee Thompson Young Born: Feb 1, 1984 Died: Aug 19, 2013 It has been a productive full day. Went back to San Ramon today to eat lunch with two of my friends who still work at the large complex. We laughed a lot, talked about old black and white movies, and those twisted plots that many of them had. The only dark cloud today was reading about the suicide of one of my favorite’s from the Disney stables — Lee Thompson Young. I loved his TV show, “Jett Jackson,” as well as other movies he starred in.

With a tragedy such as this one, so many will be left wondering why? Mental illness is a disease that many people hide out of embarrassment, or a misunderstanding about what’s taking place within themselves. Mental illness does not mean someone is crazy either, it just means that things aren’t quite sorting out within the mind. In many cases, medication can stabilize things upstairs.

I’m not sure what was going on in the handsome prince’s mind at the time of the alleged suicide, but I pray that he will find peace on the other side. I thank him for the years of entertainment, for the smile and kind heart that he was.

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About G. D. Grace of California

After the release of his fifth self-published novel, “Ripped & Ready (season 3)” GD ramped up for a new endeavor in radio, and on September 2, 2010 his first #BlogTalkRadio show premiered. His first two guest were two literary colleagues from two different sides of the tracks — one a former prison inmate-hustler, single father, turned author — the other, an accredited teacher and single father first time author. The intense on-air climate of cultural differences on the show, at one point, became thick enough to slice with a butter knife, however, it was a very successful event. Despite the clash over marketing approaches both authors remained professional and the outcome was a highly entertaining and interesting show. The seasons that followed incorporated talent from all walks of creativity, so in addition to the authors, GD’s guest lineup included poets and recovering addicts, motivational speakers and entrepreneurs, filmmakers and professionals in sports training and health, and also established artists from highly successful television shows, as well as, NAACP & Grammy Winners. Many shows gave us an inside glimpse inside the lives of legends from Marvin Gaye, James Brown, Smokey Robinson, Ray Goodman & Brown, Bruce A. Hawes (extraordinary writer for the Sounds of Philadelphia), Gerald Alston of The Manhattans, The Delphonics, Howard Hewett, and Chris Jasper of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recognized Isley Brothers. Legends of literary Stanley Bennett Clay and James Earl Hardy also brought their distinct creative prowess to the show, as did professionals from the Broadway stage. GD’s show eventually caught the attention of World Media and through this friendship many of the legends mentioned above were tapped to be guests on the show. His friend, and often times, mentor, Wayne Barros became an influential part of the legacy that he was creating one show at time. His friendship, love, and direction helped enforce an inner-confidence in GD which allowed him to stretch his producing skills so the show would have an entertaining variety for the live listener and archive listeners. Between the two audience variations the show has been listened to by over 40,000 people. It has been successful beyond GD’s wildest dreams, and as Season 6 approaches, the adrenalin within him increases. He begins assembling the guest list next month in April 2015, and…
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6 Responses to Disney’s “Jett Jackson” – Lee Thompson Young – Alleged Suicide

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  2. Loretta Cline says:

    Excellent actor in R & I. Damn, suicide is final. It’s done. Emotions can NOT harm you. Giving into an emotion can kill you. People must reach out, get help, WAIT WAIT WAIT. That pain your feeling CAN and WILL change, even go away with proper help. Prayers for his family and friends. I hope he has peace. What a shame, so damn young.

  3. Aaron J. Nelson says:

    Excellent actor in R & I. Damn, suicide is final. It’s done. Emotions can NOT harm you. Giving into an emotion can kill you. People must reach out, get help, WAIT WAIT WAIT. That pain your feeling CAN and WILL change, even go away with proper help. Prayers for his family and friends. I hope he has peace. What a shame, so damn young.

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