Charles Henderson sets up bank account for injured player

Published 9:42 pm Thursday, August 7, 2014

Jacuerean Marshall’s “brothers” aren’t going to let him travel the road to recovery by himself.

The Charles Henderson football team has set up a bank account at Army Aviation Federal Credit Union in Marshall’s name, and are asking the public to make donations to help the Trojan offensive lineman get well.

Charles Henderson head coach Brad McCoy his team will do whatever it can to make sure Marshall’s family is taken care of.

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“We sent some care packages up there to Birmingham, and all the players signed the boxes,” McCoy said. “We have reached out the mom and grandmother and let them know that we are here for them for anything. If they need us for food for the family, or transportation, school supplies or anything; then we are here for them. This account is just another way for us to help.”

Anyone wishing to make a donation to the account can do so by donating any amount of money to the special account at AAFCU. Just simply inform the teller of your wishes, and the family will have access to the funds.

Marshall was shot July 26, and has spent the last two weeks at UAB Hospital in Birmingham recovering from injuries that cost the talented football player his sight. Marshall will never play football again, but his teammates hope he can join them on the field in the future when he his fully healed.

“It hurt a lot to hear that he would never play or see again,” London said. “He was, and still is, the heart of the O-line. We are J’s brothers. He will be with us every game, and maybe he when he gets healed up he can be on the sideline with us. We love him and he will always be a Trojan.”

Charles Henderson opens the season August 22.