Christian Jahmal Cousins

September  22nd, 2006 July  5th, 2024
Stoughton, MA
Christian Jahmal Cousins

Christian's love for travel, entrepreneurship, and basketball was matched only by his free spirit and gentle heart.  He touched everyone who knew him, leaving a permanant  mark on our lives. His legacy of love will forever inspire us."


We mourn the loss of our beloved Christian Jahmal Cousins, a young man who was a son, brother, nephew, cousin, and grandson. Born on September 22, 2006, in Atlanta, Georgia, Christian was a remarkable individual whose vibrant presence touched many lives.

Christian's journey began at Delphi Academy, where he exhibited a natural curiosity and love for learning. His educational path continued at Stoughton Middle School and Stoughton High School, where he was not only a dedicated student but also a cherished friend. Known for his kindness, humor and gentle soul, Christian's warm personality made everyone feel comfortable around him.

Christian had a deep appreciation for life and a passion for travel. He explored numerous countries with his family, including unforgettable trips across Africa. His travels, broadened his horizons and enriched his understanding of different cultures, making him well-cultured and worldly at a young age.

Christian had an adventurous spirit, enjoying activities such as water rafting and surfing in California with his brother, Jalen. He had memorable experiences traveling to Senegal with his mother and brother at a young age to shop in markets for the family import business. He spent many days and nights at his parents' two chiropractic practices, soaking in their dedication and work ethic. Christian cherished playing video games with his father and traveling to Georgia to spend summers with his grandmother, Daisy and his grandfather James. He was an accomplished athlete, playing on the AAU Brockton team and earning a black belt in MMA by the age of 15. He also enjoyed experiencing life with his amazing and loyal group of friends at Stoughton High; Deshun, Marcel, Ledio, Belleya, and Johnathan, just to name a few.

Christian inherited the entrepreneurial spirit that runs deep in his family. Recently, he became certified in car wrapping, a business he started with his close friend Deshun. They traveled to North Carolina together to get certified, forming the perfect partnership. Additionally, he and his brother Jalen ran a Turo business in California, using this venture to bond and grow closer. Christian had plans to move to California after graduation to further expand these businesses and continue his personal and professional growth.

Christian is survived by his loving parents, Dr. Shalair Armstrong-Cousins and Eric Jahmal Cousins, who together run chiropractic practices in Randolph and Dorchester, MA. He is also survived by his brother, James Jalen Joseph of California; his grandmother, Daisy Lanham; his grandfather James Lanham of Georgia. Christian also leaves behind his aunts, Labelle Daphne Armstrong-Fowlkes of Roxbury, MA, and Krystal Armstrong of Springfield, MA; his uncles Marc Cousins of Atlanta, GA and Alphonzo Fowlkes of Roxbury, MA, his cousins, Alaia Dixon-Armstrong, Zynia Love Dixon-Armstrong, Harmony Dauphin and a host of other relatives. 

Christian was a beloved member of the Stoughton community and was deeply connected to his friends and their families. He was known for his generosity, gentle spirit, and unwavering loyalty. His presence was a source of light and positivity, and he will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him. 

As we remember Christian, we honor his spirit and the legacy he leaves behind. His journey, though tragically cut short, was filled with love, adventure, and a relentless pursuit of his dreams. Christian wasn't just anybody; he was a light in our lives, surrounded by love, and he will continue to be remembered that way.

We appreciate your support and prayers. We invite everyone to share their favorite memories and photos of Christian here.



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July 18, 2024
Dear Shalaria and family, please accept our deepest condolences for your loss, its unimaginable and I am so sorry you all have to endure this type of sorrow. I am keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers, for comfort and peace.
R.I.P. Christian
Tricia R DePina
July 16, 2024
My deepest sympathies and sincere condolences to you Shalair. I am truly saddened that you and your family are going through this tragic loss. I will keep you close in my heart and prayers. Deepest Love.
Alina Lopez Thomas
July 15, 2024
My condolences to the Cousins Family❤️‍🩹.
From the couple of times i got the chance to meet and talk to Chris it's always been full of laughter and Pure energy.
July 15, 2024
My condolences to the Cousins family. God bless !
Ollie Gray
July 15, 2024
My deepest sympathy and condolence. Allow our prayers to be with you❤️
Kueen King
July 14, 2024
My deepest condolences to you and your family Shalair...may your beloved son's name and legacy forever be a beacon of light in your heart ❤️
Aquia Brantley
July 12, 2024
My condolences. May the Holy Spirit comfort you and give you His peace.

Philippians 4:7 And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

John 14:27 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.
Joede Brown
July 12, 2024
Keeping the family and friends lifted up in prayer. May God be your strength during this difficult time.
Kami W.
July 12, 2024
Keeping you and your family lifted up Shalair. Praying God comforts you and everyone who knew Christian. ❤️🙏🏾
Kenya (aka Bee Kutie)
July 11, 2024
Rest in Peace Christian. Praying for your family during this time. Christian was such a great student to work with. His personality and laugh was infectious, always so sweet and joyful. It's such a great loss losing such a loving soul. You will truly be missed.
Davina Mendes
July 11, 2024
My heartfelt condolences Shalair to you and your family. I pray 🙏🏿 God wraps his loving arms around you and gives you Peace that surpasses all understanding.
RIPower Young King 🕊
Ingrid Trench
July 10, 2024
My condolences on your loss. Sending strengthening and healing prayers.
Catherine Lucas
July 10, 2024
Eric I am so sorry to her about you son. It has been a long time since we seen each other I am your cousin Felicia(poochie). I am sending my condolences to you and your family. Tell your parents I said hello can you give your mother daisy my phone number 678-949-2788 I have not seen her since rock funeral. You are in my prayers.
Felicia ellis mcghee
July 9, 2024
My deepest sympathies to the Cousins family and loved ones during this difficult time..
I worked with Christian’s Grandmother, Daisy, and remember her joy at Christian’s birth, and her stories of watching him as a baby during summers in Georgia.
I am so saddened to hear that Christian’s life on earth is no more.
Godspeed, Christian. You will always be remembered! ❤️
Dee Vasquez
July 9, 2024
I ask God to continue to be a hedge of protection around your family in this time of need. .🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾
J Usher
July 9, 2024
My deepest prayers and condolences to the Armstrong and Cousins families. This beautiful young man lived more in his years than some do in a lifetime. This loss is unconscionable. May you be reunited with him in every lifetime.
Maya Jones
July 9, 2024
We are keeping your family in our thoughts and sending you sincere prayers. May you find comfort in your memories, and may you find peace and healing in the midst of this challenging time.❤️❤️
Sierra Jamal-Muhammad
July 9, 2024
In the spirit I believe... your soul brings your family nothing but joy and determination for the time you've spent on this earth- REBEL
Rebel Hodges
July 8, 2024
I know that Words, however kind, can't mend your heartbreak. But those of us who care for you share your grief and we wish you comfort and peace of mind. May you find strength in the love of your family, friends and the wonderful memories you shared with your young King. Hugging you tightly with my Love & Prayers.
Katherine Campana
July 8, 2024
My thoughts and prayers to the family. May God wrap his arms around you during this time. 🙏🏽
Donna Bowen
July 8, 2024
Even though it’s been many years, I remember visiting your parents’ chiropractic office in Randolph. It was beautiful and stylish. Just like your mother. Just like you. I think you were maybe only about 5 years old and I remember how intelligent and polite you were. My older daughter was a couple of years younger and I hoped she would even out to be more like you. Just know that all of us are thinking about you and praying for your family. We are all so happy to have been touched by the bright light that shone from you.
Annette Ghelfi
July 8, 2024
My sincere condolences to the family during this difficult time. Praying for peace and comfort for you all, as you navigate through this . I remember being with Christian when he was just a little boy, playing with all our cousins together at family gatherings . Such a sweet kind soul, that will be missed by all. May Jehovah God Comfort the entire family . We Love you all dearly.
Iman Sweeney
July 8, 2024
Dear Christian,

Though our time together was brief, it was enough to witness the remarkable potential and the incredible person you were becoming. Your parents’ love for you is boundless and everlasting. We honor you, young king, and may your lasting impact on friends, family, and loved ones be cherished forever. Rest in peace.
Marcus Allen
July 8, 2024
Christian I remember always seeing you with mommy and daddy learning how to be the entrepreneur you became at such a young age. My heart aches for your family. We do not know why your time here ended way too soon, but I am proud that you were able to accomplish so much on your time here with all of us and I am very proud of you and all that you have done. Please watch over your family and I ask that God can give my friends comfort during this time.
Rasheedah Malik
July 8, 2024
May you find comfort in the Lord. So sorry for your loss.
Samantha Reid
July 8, 2024
This is a beautiful tribute to your son.My condolences go out to you and your family. May God continue to give your family strength and peace during this difficult time.
July 8, 2024
Christian, it broke my heart to hear it was you. You always were a light to see and always well mannered when I interacted with you. You will truly be missed 💙
July 8, 2024
My heart goes out to you all. Even though I didn’t know him well I remember when he was a little kid with soo much beautiful hair and jow much he was loved by his mom. It saddens me soo much to know how hurt you all are by this. He was a bright and gifted young man. May you find comfort in due time. 🫶🏽
Chyna Washington
July 8, 2024
My sincere condolences to the family during this difficult time. Praying for peace and comfort for you all, as you navigate through this . I remember being with Jalen when he was just a little boy, playing with all our cousins together at family gatherings . Such a sweet kind soul, that will be missed by all. May Jehovah God Comfort the entire family . We Love you all dearly.
Iman Sweeney
July 8, 2024
My heart aches for you. Sending sincere condolences. Prayers for the strength in the love and support surrounding you.
Anita Halfkenny
July 8, 2024
Christian i’m going to miss I miss you already! I have cried more than I can imagine i'm hurt and it doesn’t make any sense! I can’t wrap my head around this at all. I will forever love you My Heart. Who am I going to annoy? Come into your room and ask 21 questions and be in your business & you attempt to kick me out. I will make sure everyone keeps a positive memory about you. I love you so much until we meet again ❤️
Zynia Armstrong
July 8, 2024
Words cannot express the sorrow of the loss of such an amazing young man. He truly embodied his families spirit of go get it and make it happen. Such a bright light in a world of darkness. We’ve been family since our slumber party days and I can’t imagine not having you all as family. So I’m sending love and strength, to the entire family. We will stand together, love you all.
Nikki Antone-Holliday
July 8, 2024
Dear Armstrong-Cousins family,

Sending my heartfelt condolences for the loss of your beloved Christian. May God grant you all the strength and may your memories give you moments of needed solace.
Jenetta Alves-Cook
July 8, 2024
So sorry for your loss
Linda Charley
July 8, 2024
To Shalair and the family,

Please accept my sincere condolences. My heart breaks for you, as no parent should have to bury their child. This tragedy is all too common in our times, and it is deeply heartbreaking. I am in tears thinking of your loss and the pain you must be feeling.

I will be praying for your family to find peace and comfort during this incredibly difficult time. May you find strength in each other and in the love and support of those around you. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Kianga Axell
July 8, 2024
Sending my ❤❤❤ and Deepest Condolences to you all praying for you all father God i ask that you give this family the strength and peace that they need in there time of grief 🙏
Wanna Brown
July 8, 2024
This is so hard for us without you. I've prayed so hard and cried so deeply, then I laughed out loud and talked to you a few times with the biggest smile on my face. I know you are with us all; your spirit surrounds us. Cali is barking and jumping around—I’m assuming you are playing with her. #crazydog Jalen is gearing up to continue your legacy. Alaia and Zynia are making sure everyone respects your name. Your Mom and Dad are learning how closely you were paying attention all these years. Today, I asked God why and how, trying to understand this all. Then I marveled at your life and found inspiration from your life all over again.

Christian, you were listening and applying everything you learned, and I am so proud of you. Today, it was you who made me believe in heaven because that's the only place you could be right now. If you're not there, you must be walking among us. We've all silently decided that you are our new inspiration, the reason we must excel further than we ever imagined. You are our reason, Christian.

You are so loved, Chris. I miss you so much. I wish you could jump on my back one more time or give me that silent stare when I pushed my way into your room and flipped things over just to annoy you. Do you remember when I was your best friend, before you grew taller than me and got a deep voice? Do you remember when I had to rough up the twins because they took your game? Aunty didn't play about her Christian, and I was ready to take them down for you. Guess what? I'm still ready, baby. We are all READY!!

I will love you forever. Come to us in our dreams.
Aunty Daphne
July 8, 2024
My deepest sympathy. May God wrap his arms around you and your family!
Aisha Miller
July 8, 2024
Our loving thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. In the days ahead, may you all find comfort and peace in abundance that comes from memories of love shared.
Powell Family
July 8, 2024
My sincere condolences on the loss of this beautiful young man who was just starting his life. Although I never met him I think we would have been friends if I did because he has such a beautiful light and spirit to him. Praying for comfort for his family at this difficult time. 🙏🏾❤️
Jewell Williams
July 7, 2024
Sending my deepest condolences to the entire family. May the beautiful memories shared in time bring you all comfort and peace
Tracey Ramsey
July 7, 2024
We offer our sincerest condolences in this tough time. Our prayers go out to you and your family.
Shakeitha and Fidel
July 7, 2024
i love you 4l christian … heart goes out to the family.
July 7, 2024
I’m really sorry this happened.My heart goes out to you . A beautiful tribute.Wishing you and your family strength . May your king rest in paradise 🙏🏾
Natasha Boswell
July 7, 2024
Deepest Condolences ...My prayers are with you Shalair and the entire family...prayers for strength 🙏🏽
Shalanda Murray
July 7, 2024
There are no words that can explain the grief you are all feeling... I will continue to pray for the strength you will all need to deal with this loss. Christian will be remembered fondly forever! Please know we're here for you all!
Leah Wilson
July 7, 2024
Sending my sincere condolences & love to Shalair & her family.
Lakisha Austin
July 7, 2024
Sending love and prayers for you an your family!May you find peace.Im so sorry.
Goldie Piff
July 7, 2024
I am so saddened for your great loss. I pray that the happy memories that people share will give you glimpses of joy and laughter such a tragic time.
Elizabeth Hill
July 7, 2024
My heart hurts for everyone Christian has touched. Sending an abundance of love and prayers your way. What an impact he has made in such a short time, living filled with purpose.

Loving all of you so much.

Your cousin,
Jasmine James
July 7, 2024
May the sorrow you feel in your heart lighten by the love that surrounds you🙏🏼 Tight hugs fam!
Tia Monteiro
July 7, 2024
I’m here for you all always! 🙏🏽❤️
Narica Gaskin
July 7, 2024
I’ll always cherish the years we spent together. Teaching you how to walk , changing your diapers , to putting you down for naps . We read amazing books together , shared lots of laughs , & fed each-other great food. You lived a great life filled w lots of love and experiences. Always will be proud to call you my first baby . Can’t wait to meet again . I love you forever and will dedicate my life in honor of you .
Alaia Dixon-Armstrong


Please Join Us to Pay Tribute to Christian Cousins

We will come together for a memorial service to remember and honor the wonderful person Christian was. While we mourn the loss of our dear Christian, we also aim to cherish the moments shared and the joy he brought into our lives. Your presence would mean a great deal to us during this time of remembrance and reflection.

In honor of Christian's favorite color, we kindly ask that you come dressed in all black.

Canton Town Club
July 15, 2024 12noon
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