Adrian "Niko" Reid
Adrian Dane Patrick “Niko” Reid was born on July 21, 1993 to Elenard T. Reid and Nicholle E. Morris, in Brooklyn New York.
Adrian's early childhood years were spent growing up on the beautiful Island of Jamaica. There he attended Mico Practising Primary and Wolmer's High School for Boys. He and his mother later migrated to South Portland, Maine in 2007, where Adrian finished his high school curriculum at the South Portland High School.
While at South Portland High, Adrian did very well in Track and Field and was a star athlete who was frequently featured in the daily paper. He was named South Portland's Spring Athlete of the year 2011 and ended his high school athletic tenure as a Class A State Champion in the boys 200m event.
Adrian went on to attend Florida Southern College and then transferred to the University of Tampa, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 2017.
Those who knew him would remember him with a smile that would light up a room, always sharing a word of encouragement and always offering a shoulder to lean on. He was passionate about photography, cooking, gardening, fishing, travelling, being outdoors and living life to the fullest. His greatest joy and love was being with his dog, Princess Jaxzmine.
Adrian is survived by his father Dennis, mother Nicholle, grandmother Lezley, loving brothers and sisters, aunts, uncles, cousins and loving friends who are like family.
He will be forever in our hearts.