How Did Jayda Grant Die? Daughter of Dayton Coach Cause of death dies at 20


In current news, Anthony Grant’s daughter, Jayda Grant passed away. The disheartening piece of news was announced by the University of Dayton. Taking to Twitter, Dayton Flyers shared a tributary post. They wrote that on behalf of the entire University of Dayton community, they mourn the passing of Jayda Grant with devastating heartache. Dayton went on to extend their deepest sympathies to Anthony, Chris, and their entire family. Tributes have poured in for the 20-year-old on social media ever since the news was announced. Here is what we know about her sudden death.

Jayda Grant

Writing further in the post, Dayton Flyers added that the family has their unconditional love and support and prayed for their comfort and peace and support their need for privacy during this period of immeasurable grief. Dayton president Dr. Eric Spina and Vice President/ Director of Athletics Neil Sullivan released a statement on Friday, June 2, 2022, saying the community is experiencing devastating heartbreak after the unfortunate death of Jayda. Dr. Spina and Sullivan extended their deepest sympathies to Anthony and the Grant family. Although the news of her passing has surfaced on the internet, her cause of death remains to be a mystery.

Jayda Grant was only 20-years-old when she left the world. Her death has shaken everyone to the core. Since she was too young to have died, netizens are heartbroken to learn about her demise. One can imagine what her family must be going through at this time. Reports confirm that Jayda graduated from Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School. She was a student at Dayton where she studied psychology. Jayda is survived by her parents, Anthony and Christina, and brothers, AJ, Preston, and Makai. Let us add that the couple had lost another child in 1999.

Talking about Anthony Grant, he is an American basketball coach who is the head men’s basketball coach at the University of Dayton. Anthony was the head coach at Virginia Commonwealth University from 2006 to 2009. Besides, he was the head coach at the University of Alabama from 2009 to 2015 too. The coach was an assistant coach at the University of Florida from 1996 to 2006, before becoming the VCU head coach. The Miami native also served for ten years as an assistant to Billy Donovan at the University of Florida (UF). Currently, he is going through the most difficult phase as losing one’s child is certainly one of the most painful things to happen to someone.


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