Denzel James Roseboro was born on August 6, 1995, in Los Angeles, California to the proud parents of Ora (Ron) Roseboro and Bonnie (Chambers) Roseboro. His family became members of One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism Christian Church (Church One) where he was Christened under the leadership of Bishop W. Todd Ervin Sr.
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Denzel was a grounded young man who was raised in the church with a steady Christian foundation. At an early age, Denzel accepted Christ as his Lord and Personal Savior and was baptized at Second Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Eric S. Woodson.
Later, Denzel became a member of the City of David Community Church under the leadership of Pastor Demiko Fitzgerald. Denzel attended Daniel Freeman Elementary, Prairie Vista Middle School, and Verbum Dei High School. He later transferred to Fredrick K.C. Price III High School where he excelled academically and athletically. Denzel played football and with his great leadership skills. He later became co-captain his senior year. Denzel’s favorite subject was Math.
In High School, he obtained the highest SAT score in his class and graduated with a 4.0 GPA. Denzel was proudly accepted to UCLA, UC Irvine, UC Berkeley, and several Historical Black Colleges, just to name a few. He decided to attend UCLA on a Math Scholarship. After attending UCLA, Denzel found his true passion for theater, acting, and singing at El Camino College. He was amazing in all of the many plays that he performed in.
Denzel was thrilled when nominated twice for the Irene Ryan Scholarship award. Denzel intentionally and diligently worked to perfect his craft, including being relevant and aware of the things going on around him to succeed. He also worked on music with his brother, Aaron and cousin Shakere (KeKe). Denzel was one of a kind, he was smart, articulate, intelligent, caring, and loving with a beautiful spirit. He also had an infectious smile that would draw people to him.
On December 31, 2020, God sent his angels down and carried Denzel away from this earthly home to his heavenly home, where he met with his Great Grandmother: Christine Bender, two Grandfathers: Ollie Chambers Sr. and Ora McBrayer Jr., Aunt; Joyce Grant, Brother; Aaron Roseboro, Cousins; Shakere (KeKe) Chambers, and Anthony Davis who preceded him in death.
Denzel leaves to cherish his lovely memories; his parents: Ron and Bonnie Roseboro; two sisters; Danielle Chambers; Brandi Roseboro-Alexander (Steve); four Nephews: Nolyn, Daven, Yarie, and Aace, four Nieces: Ju’Lonnie, Spirit, Nyeelah, and Yalah, Grandmother; Freddie Bender, Grandmother; Ruthie (Russaw) Roseboro, Grandfather; James Roseboro, Grandmother; Johana Roseboro, Special Friend; Ashley Jackson, as well as a host of Great Aunts, Great Uncles, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, and extended Family and Friends.
Rest In Heaven Denzel, Gone But Never Forgotten!