After hours of labor, the announcement was made: “It’s a boy.”
Daniel Solomon Malcolm, Jr., was born on Sunday, July 30, 1995,
at Victoria Jubilee Hospital, at approximately 4:45 p.m., weighing
9 1/2 pounds, to his parents, Daniel Sr., and Imogene Malcolm. It
was a day of celebration and joy.
Daniel’s early upbringing began in Kingston, Jamaica, where he
attended Abundant Life Deliverance Center Basic School. He
graduated and then attended Rose Gorden Preparatory School
(private school). His mother wanted him closer to her workplace,
so she transferred him to Yader Preparatory School. He then
transferred to Spanish Town Primary, where he graduated and
advanced to Jonathan Grant High School. Daniel achieved many
academic awards and was nominated Deputy Head Boy for the
In February of 2012, he and his family immigrated to the United
States of America. He attended Evans High School. Again, he
advanced academically and received many honor roll certificates.
After graduating, he attended Valencia College, where he pursued
a career in architectural studies and art.
On June 20, 2017, he married the love of his life and childhood
sweetheart, Shaunna-Kay McCarty. The union produced a lovely
baby girl, Krissari Malcolm.
Daniel was a talented artist, songwriter, and singer. He was a
loving husband, son, father, grandson, cousin and friend. He was
loved by many. Daniel had a humble spirit. There are no words to
express our overwhelming love for Daniel Jr. He was a visionary.
He had many plans for his daughter and family. A life cut short,
gone too soon.
He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife, Shaunna-Kay, his
daughter, Krissari, parents, Bishop Daniel Sr., and Imogene
Malcolm, grandmothers, Avril Dehanney and Christine Beckford,
and a host of mourning family and friends.
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