Many are talking about New Jack’s name as news of his death broke. Many professional wrestlers are sharing tributes and fans are also flooding the internet wrestling community with clips from his episode Dark Side Of The Ring. Impact Wrestling paid a sincere tribute to New Jack. They are the first professional wrestling company we have seen to send such a tribute to the deceased professional wrestler.
We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Jerome “New Jack” Young. We offer our deepest condolences to his friends and family.
Mia Yim, James Storm, Drake Maverick and many more paid tribute to New Jack during this sad time. The tributes will likely continue as more and more discover this sad loss.
New Jack’s passing has also struck outside the professional wrestling community. Popular YouTuber Justin Whang tweeted a very personal tribute: “Damn, fuck, f * cking disappointed to hear that New Jack is dead. One of my all-time favorites, as much shit as I’ve ever had to say that. “
Adam Pearce wrote a very moving tribute for New Jack. He didn’t know him well, but New Jack had Pearce’s respect: “I didn’t share a ton of changing rooms with New Jack, but when I did, it was never boring. I will always remember the first time I met him in California. Let’s just say it was… hectic. Rest well, Jack. Good luck. “
We will never forget the unique and entertaining man New Jack was. Thanks for everything, and RIP.