Abdul Razak Shanun was a 17-year-old immigrant from Ghana — a promising basketball player who was being recruited by San Diego State University and other colleges — rented a red kayak, but ran into trouble and capsized about 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 23,2014.
How He Died
Shanun was in a rented kayak when it capsized and he became separated from his personal floatation device and submerged.
His Final words
Abdul Shanun posted “Thank God for a beautiful day” on Twitter Saturday, and later tweeted the words “Mission Bay.”