Tyshawn D’Maree Powell was born on October 15, 1998 to LaKeisha Powell and Theophlous Cochran, Jr. in San Diego, CA. He was the second born of three sons.
Tyshawn attended school at Johnson Elementary, La Mesa Middle School, and Helix High School. He enjoyed playing football for Helix High School and several youth football leagues such as the Valencia Park Hornets. He also enjoyed playing basketball.
Tyshawn attended Bostonia Baptist Church where he was baptized and participated in choir with the youth group.
Tyshawn began working with his family members on cars and in construction, where he discovered that he loved to build and work with his hands. He had recently started a career with Bill Howe as an EMS Technician. He was excited and optimistic about his future with the company. He was a hardworking, energetic, and eager young man.
Tyshawn loved fishing, camping, riding quads and dirt bikes, and exploring the world with his family and friends. He never missed the opportunity to spend time with his family. Tyshawn always saw himself as the protector of those he loved. When it came to those he loved and cared for, there was nothing you could do that would make him give up on you. He had a forgiving heart. All those he knew and loved, were sure to be greeted with his beautiful smile, and a hug.
On June 29, 2019 at 1:07 a.m., Tyshawn D’Maree Powell was called home. Tyshawn is survived by his father Theophlous Cochran, Jr.; mother LaKeisha Powell, his step-father Curtis Snyder, and his brothers Marquise and Tariq Powell. He also leaves his maternal gradparents Herbert Ray, and Julie Powell; and his paternal gradparents Theophlous Cochran Sr. and Theola Cochran. He is also survived by a large family of uncles, aunts, and cousins.