Biography: Darell Justice McAllister was born on July 24, 1996 at St. Luke’s Hospital in the borough of Manhattan to Rena Harris-McAllister and Jonathan McAllister, Sr. Darell attended elementary school at Mosaic Preparatory Academy in Manhattan but continued his high school education at William Allen High School in Allentown, Pennsylvania where he received his High School Diploma.
Darell was the youngest son to mother, Rena Harris and late Jonathan Sr.; and number ten of eleven children; He was a vibrant child growing up. He loved to play sports and to be with his friends and family, He was especially proud to have had a big family and loved every one of them, Darell was one of the youngest children but that didn’t stop him from being a protective son or brother, He was always the one you can count on when in need of help. But, you could always count on Darell to jokingly “need a couple dollars”.
Darell is preceded in death by: his father Jonathan David McAllister, Sr. He leaves behind Mother: Rena Harris-McAllister; Sisters: Shameeka, Tondalia, Adell, Audrey, Mone’t, Nadia, Shaunte, Shavonne, Sharena, Hakima and Doreen; Brothers: Shane, Samuel, Jonathan and Liam; as well as aunts, uncles and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends. He also leaves behind a loving girlfriend Kianna and his unborn child.
We his family loved him greatly and anyone who knew him loved him a great deal. His huge presence big smile and sense of humor will be missed forever. A life cut way to short.