Biography: Jabar Eugene Rice age 41 was born October 30 1979 at Columbia Presbyterian in New York, NY. He was born to the late Thomas Eugene Sanderlin and Irene Demetrice Sanderlin. He is the eldest of three children.
Jabar grew up here in New York as well as in Norfolk VA. He attended PS 40 elementary school followed by Clark Junior High school both in the Bronx NY. He then went on to Rice High School in Harlem NY. He completed some college at Tidewater Community College in Norfolk VA.
Jabar and his wife Brandi Rice met in September 1995. They married July 14, 2008 and from that union two children were born Tyler J. Rice (12) and Skylar J. Rice (5). Jabar worked at Columbia University in New York NY from March 14 2006 to present. In his spare time he also coached AAU 9U and 10U kids in Newburgh NY and Middletown NY. He coached high school AAU in Poughkeepsie NY as well.
Jabar enjoyed spending time with his family, hanging out with friends, online gaming , coaching and training, traveling and just enjoying life. He touched many lives had a huge heart and would help anyone he could. He is gone way too soon and will truly be missed.
He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Brandi two beautiful children Tyler and Skylar Rice; his mother Irene Sanderlin and two siblings Carlton Sanderlin and Tracey Sanderlin; a host of uncles and aunts, nieces nephews cousins other relatives and friends.