DeOndra Dixon, Jamie Foxx’s younger sister, was an ambassador with the Global Down Syndrome Foundation. She died at the age of 36.
Actor and rapper Jamie Foxx is remembering the life of his younger sister, DeOndra Dixon, who died earlier this month at the age of 36.
Foxx said in a Instagram post Monday that his “heart is shattered into a million pieces.”
DeOndra was an ambassador with the Global Down Syndrome Foundation since 2011 and she was the first recipient of the foundation’s highest honor, the Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award.
“We have lost our talented, intelligent, feisty, beautiful, kind, loving, caring, pure and giving heart,” the foundation wrote on its website. “Our Down syndrome community has lost a beacon of hope, a true leader, and role model whose aim was to always help others. She was a bright light in this world of ours.”
The foundation said she