Jamal Edwards was a British entrepreneur, author, director, DJ and founder of the online urban music platform SB.TV. He was born in Luton, England, and spent his early years there before moving to Acton, West London, where he lived with his mother Brenda Edwards, his stepfather, Patrick, and his younger sister, Tanisha.
Edwards’ family originates from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Edwards was an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust, a youth charity which helps young people set up their own businesses.
In 2021, Edwards set up Jamal Edwards Delve, a project aimed at refurbishing and reopening youth centres.
He attended Acton High School and enjoyed subjects ICT and music. However, he struggled to attain the grades he needed for college, and as a result, had to study for an extra year.
He then attended Ealing Green College, part of West London College, where he received a BTEC Diploma in Media Moving Image.
Jamal Edwards Cause Of Death
What happened to Jamal Edwards? Jamal Edwards died of a “sudden illness”, his mother Brenda has announced.
Jamal Edwards GQ
How did GQ honor Jamal Edwards? Jamal Edwards was named in GQ Magazine’s 100 Most Connected Men of All Time in 2016.