Keshon Jamar Sanders was born on October 13, 2000 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Melinda Mansfield and Steven Raven. Keshon was known as “Swavo” to his family and friends. He was called home to be with the Lord on October 20, 2022.
Keshon “Swavo” attended Princeton High School. He later graduated from Dohn Community High School in 2022. He worked as a manager for Moving Ahead Services, LLC from 2017 until October 20, 2022.
In 2022, Keshon and a group of his buddies started their own moving company “A Brighter Day Experience”. He was very proud of his accomplishments and so were his family and friends. Keshon’s dream was to make it in the rap industry and to be able to provide for his family. He was a hard worker, he knew what he wanted out of life, and he never allowed any obstacles or circumstances to stand in the way of him achieving his goals. He was determined and he stood on business.
Keshon “Swavo” was a devoted father, son, grandson, brother, nephew, cousin, and friend. He looked out for those closest to him and wanted nothing but the best for everyone he loved. The Golden Child.
He was an awesome father to his only daughter, Lo’veya Ivana Diaz-Sanders with Dayana Grisel Diaz. His daughter was his light. He took pride in raising and providing for her. Keshon “Swavo” was best known for his styles of dress. He loved to get “fresh”! Compliments to his stylist, his sister, Kala “Looney” Sanders. He loved football and was a true Cincinnati Bengals fan. Swavo loved to travel, cook, record, and perform his music. He was a leader and inspiration to his family and friends, no matter what life threw at Keshon “Swavo”, he made the best of it. At the age of 22 “Swavo” lived a full life, he was happy, his life took off and success was in motion. Swavo made an impact on many, he served his purpose.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, William Oscar Mosley and Bruce Steven Hodge.
He will forever be loved and remembered by his mother, Melinda Mansfield; father, Steven Raven; grandparents, Butch and Carol Patton, and Rachelle Raven; daughter, Lo’veya Ivana Diaz-Sanders and her mother, Dayana Grisel Diaz; brothers, Rico Carter, Raekwon Sanders, Dominic Raven, Steven Raven Jr., and Matthew Dardy; sisters, Kala Sanders, Juanita Raven, and Jahsemi Raven; two nieces; three nephews; and a host of friends and other relatives.