Who is Austin Denton? (Inspirational Cancer Survivor) Bio, Wiki, Age, Parents

Austin Denton
Austin Denton

Austin Denton Bio, Wiki

Austin Denton was a boy from New Mexico, who was diagnosed with a rare spinal cord tumor, has died at the age of 18. Denton had been in remission for 10 years at the time of his death. According to his Twitter Bio, He planned to be a student journalist at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. He also served as the school’s sports team’s social media director.

Austin Denton Age

Austin Denton was born in 2001 and he died 17 December 2019 at the age of 18.

Work and Education

He was a broadcaster on ESPN Albuquerque 1017 and ProView TV. Denton had a profile on the ESPN Albuquerque homepage.  Austin was a graduate of La Cueva High School in Albuquerque. During his time in high school, Denton was known as the voice of “La Cueva High, thanks to his sports announcing.

He told the Albuquerque Journal in May 2019 that he called “too many [games] to count.” The final game he called for the school was a baseball game in May.

He also served as the school’s sports team’s social media director. When asked by the newspaper where he would be in 10 years, Denton said, “I just hope I’m sitting in a broadcast booth somewhere.”

Austin Denton Death

Denton died on 17 December 2019 at the age of 18. He diagnosed with a rare spinal cord tumor. While speaking to the Albuquerque Journal, La Cueva High School’s football coach, Brandon Back, said of Denton, “To me, he was just a perfect example of resiliency based on what he went through with his childhood cancer. He was left with limited mobility and to get around he was in the wheelchair.

He loved athletics and loved to be a part of it all. He knew he couldn’t be on the field, so he did everything he could to be a part of the team. His dedication and hard work to make this program great is something that will last for a long time. He never made an excuse. He showed up every day.”

Austin Denton Twitter

Denton, previously active on Twitter, had not tweeted since October 2018. Denton also maintained a blog, Sports Any Time. The last blog post on that page came on November 1 and was a preview of the “UFC 244” pay-per-view event.