Caleb Swanigan didn’t live the best life during his childhood as he faced homelessness and an inconsistent diet. That is until Roosevelt Barnes adopted him as his own.
Former NBA player dies a 25
After taking in Caleb Swanigan, the now sports agent turned his life around completely by changing his diet with greens and avoiding all sugar and bread from his home.
When Caleb Swanigan was first adopted, he was already 360 pounds at 13 years old. When getting into college Caleb was a healthy 260 pounds with a height of six feet and nine inches.
Thus far, the Allen County Coroner’s office shared that Caleb died of natural causes. However, the particulars of his death has not been revealed.
Changing the lifestyle of Caleb Swanigan
So far, his former college team shared a tribute to the late 25-year-old. His death comes as a shock to many of his peers as they reflect on the last times they had with him.
💔 Devastated.— Purdue Mens Basketball (@BoilerBall) June 21, 2022
Our thoughts and prayers to Caleb Swanigan’s family and friends. The world lost a gentle soul last night.
Love you Biggie. pic.twitter.com/spU2hQtJdi
According to the Washington Post, Caleb Swanigan past on Monday night with the announcement of his death shared by his family through the Boilermakers.
To date, Caleb caught much attention in 2021 after he pleaded guilty to drug charges. He also gained attention through his alleged weight gain in which his teammate passionately stood up for him.
“You don’t know WHAT it is he’s going through to cause a drastic change.”