Destiny Elizabeth Jefferies (1996 – 2008)

Destiny Elizabeth Jefferies, departed this life on Friday May 9th, 2008 at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, NC. Destiny was Born December 23, 1996 in Boston Massachusetts, the daughter of Joaquin and Ursula Jefferies.

Destiny was a very active child, she ran track for M.L.K. Blasters of San Diego, CA and continued to run for the Charlotte Heat Track Club. She also danced for Westerly Hill Elementary School Step Team: F.A.M.E. of Charlotte,NC.

Destiny received the M.L.K. Peace Marker Award in 2006. She also received the Citizenship Award and was an Honor Roll Student at Westerly Hills Elementary School.

She was a Pure Joy to know and love. In the short time we as a Charlotte Heat Family knew Destiny she touched our lives with her beautiful smile and her unwillingness to quit or give up. She will be greatly missed but never forgotten.  She’s our Team “ANGEL” looking down on us.

Destiny Jefferies Spirit Award Recipients

  • 2023 Jala Webster-Jackson & Josiah Jones
  • 2022 Christina Hall & Evan Boykin
  • 2019 Zhoe Holt & Zion Mathis
  • 2018 Bella-Marie Black & Marcus Love
  • 2017 Olicia Lucas & Blasie Atkinson
  • 2016 Asia Bly & Demetrius Parker
  • 2015 Jaila Woodruff & J’Trell Washington
  • 2014 Akira Rhodes & Donnovan Brown
  • 2013 Joie Mills & Solomon Edwards
  • 2012 Brooke Maginley & Corey Lewis
  • 2011 Cameron Rose & Samatha Wilson
  • 2010 Victoria Porter & Vincent Crisp
  • 2009 Terrence Mathis