Many had heavy hearts across the First Coast on Wednesday as news spreads of the death of JT Townsend.

JT was hurt playing in a high school football game back in 2004. He suffered a spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed from the neck down.

First Coast News Anchor Jeannie Blaylock was at JT's home on Wednesday and his family said they didn't see any warning signs. Just about a month ago, he was so excited about college graduation.

Watch the video above to see Jeannie's interview with JT's family.