Young Dolph was shot and killed in Memphis on Wednesday, November 17, according to police. Prior to his death, he had two children with his partner Mia Jaye.
Who is Mia Jaye
According to the Sun, Jaye is an entrepreneur and the founder of The Mom and CEO fashion brand. “Respectfully Momeo is a social cause initiative that will run a series of periodic campaigns to support social causes that are meaningful to the Mia Jaye, Mom and CEO brand,” the company’s website states.
“These campaigns will support various families, especially women and children who face hardships and are in need of financial and psychological support. Our first campaign seeks to raise money for families who have lost their husbands and father’s due to an act of violent crime.” Jaye is also a podcast host.
Mia Jaye Bio
Mia Jaye was born in Detroit but spent most of her time in Memphis. She graduated with a B.S in Real Estate Finance from the University of Memphis in 2012 as per her biography. After graduation, she became an affiliate broker and worked for a boutique Commercial Real Estate firm that. However, while on this journey she became a mother with Young Dolph children and had to make a decision on if this path was best for my new life and family dynamic.
Mia Jaye Marriage
Thornton met his wife Mia Jaye while she was on her professional journey working for a boutique Commercial Real Estate firm.
Deciding to leave the firm and pursue her own passions, Mia Jaye founded Fresh Start Kidz, Inc. in 2015. She also self-published her first book, “No Way Tré You Can’t Have Your Way, Fruit Instead of Junk Food Today.” Additionally, Mia Jaye expanded her entrepreneurial spirit to focus not only on children but on moms as well with her podcast, “Mia Jaye’s Toolbox” and her product line, Shop Momeo.
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Mia Jaye and Young Dolph Children
The 36-year-old talent leaves behind two children, Tre Tre Thornton and Aria Ella Thornton. Despite having profile parents, there is not much information available on them apart from the images Mia had shared on social media.
Her last Instagram post came two weeks ago as she shared a snap of her two kids in the back of their car. She captioned the post: “The life and kids God blessed me with is way greater than what I ever asked for… I am so humbled to claim this life of mines… #MyTwoPiece”
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Young Dolph’s death sent shockwaves through the industry as a source said shots were fired through the front window of the car, striking the rapper.
Another source claimed that an unidentified gunman ran into the store and shot two bullets, one fatally wounding Young Dolph.
The exact circumstances of the shooting have not yet been released, but it’s said that Young Dolph was a regular visitor to the store.
We extend our deepest condolences to the Dolph family.