Quinton Robbins: A Tribute to the Las Vegas Shooting Victim

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Quinton Robbins was among the 58 people killed in the Las Vegas shooting late Sunday night at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino during the Route 91 Harvest country music festival.

Robbins, a 20-year-old student at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, is being remembered as a “truly amazing person.”


Robbins Is Being Remembered for ‘His Contagious Laugh & Smile

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In a Facebook post, his aunt, Kilee Wells Sanders, announced the death of her nephew.

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“He was the most kind and loving soul,” Sanders wrote. “Everyone who met him, loved him. His contagious laugh and smile … He will be missed by so many, he is loved by so many. So many awesome talents. I can’t say enough good about this sweet soul.”


Robbins Attended School & Worked in the City Government of his Hometown

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Robbins worked as a recreational assistant at City of Henderson Government while attending the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

In an interview with Newsweek, Tyce Jones, who is a longtime friend of the Robbins family and attends church with Robbins, said Robbins loved to coach his little brother’s flag football team.

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“Quinton was a pay-it-forward kinda guy,” said Jones, who has known the Robbins family for 14 years and goes to church with Robbins. “Always had a smile on his face and was a nice guy. He loved his family and loved to coach his little brother’s flag football team. He will be missed,” Jones said in the interview with Newsweek.

In his job, Robbins often promoted participation in different recreational sports clubs including adult flag football.


Robbins Loved to Fish & Hunt

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High school friend, Valori Hauser who served on student council with Robbins told BuzzFeed News he “had lots of friends” and was always a “friendly face in the crowd.”

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She also told the publication that Robbins “loved fishing and hunting.”

Robbins often shared photos of himself enjoying outdoor activities on his Facebook page.

Another friend shared on Twitter that Robbins death was “beyond painful.” She wrote that Robbins was “suppose[d] to be our best man and god father one day. Dreamt of kids playing t-ball together and growing up together.”

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