Local tattoo artist paints portrait of Jordan Davis

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A local tattoo artist paints a 48" x 42" portrait of Jordan Davis for the Davis family.

Mack Boss from Black Ink Tattoos in Arlington said after seeing the Michael Dunn trial and hearing Jordan would have turned 19 on Sunday, February 16, he wanted to use his gifts to give the Davis family a gift.

Boss says it took him two days to finish the portrait in between his regular appointments at the tattoo shop.

He also painted Trayvon Martin last year after the George Zimmerman trial. In the portrait, George Zimmerman's face is inside Travyon's eye to show Zimmerman's reflection. Boss says he painted it that way because Zimmerman was the last person Trayvon saw before death.

Boss says, before he painted Davis he looked at several pictures of him online.

"I wanted to be able to give something to the family and watching the trial and his father and things like that I caught a connection with the father and then I have an 18-year-old son myself so the connection was there. So that's why I wanted to do something to show my appreciation with a gift to the family while they go through these troubling times."

John Phillips, the attorney for Davis family, says he will be passing Boss' contact information to the family so Davis' parents can receive the portrait.


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