Tyler Trent Wiki (Purdue) Age, Family, Biography, Cancer, Death & More

Tyler Trent

Tyler Trent (born September 7, 1998) is an American Cancer Activist and Author from Indiana, USA. He has written a book “The Upset” along with Scott Van Pelt. In fact, Tyler received the Sagamore of the Wabash and the Disney’s Wide World Sports Spirit Awards 2018. The American doctors diagnosed him osteosarcoma in 2014.

Tyler Trent American Social Activist

At that time, he is just is 15-year-old. It is a rare bone disease. However, he lost his battle with the bone cancer and died on January 1, 2019, i.e. Tuesday. In fact, the Purdue Cancer Center confirms his death news through an emotional Twitter post. Recently, Iowa and Purdue basketball team play a match to honor him.

Tyler Trent Death Cause

Many people shared and tagged the Twitter post. He likes to be active on Instagram and Twitter. Before his death, he supports the cancer institutes of USA. Some of them include the Dance Marathon Club. The NGO provides funding to the Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis.

He arranged funds of $100,000. Additionally, Tyler and the Riley hospital started an endowment in his name. After his death, the tumor donated for the extensive research to Wells Center. On the other hand, Wells performs the pediatric research on Trent tumor.


Profile, Early Life & Parents

Tyler Trent Wiki & Bio

The Social Reformer was born on the 7th of September 1998 in Indiana, United States. Now, Tyler Trent’s age is 20 years old. He is the only son of Tony Trent (father) and Kelly Trent (mother).

In fact, Tyler received the Presidential Scholarship Purdue University. He got an associate degree in Computer Science. Furthermore, he has close connections with the Purdue Boilers Football Team.

During the season of 2018, he holds the honorary captain position. He came in the center of attraction in media in a match with Ohio State. Moreover, Purdue made 49-20 against the Ohio team.

Tyler Trent Height & Weight

Full Real Birth NameTyler Trent.
Nick nameTyler.
ProfessionSports Writer & Social Activist.
In The News ForDied due osteosarcoma on January 1, 2019.
Age (As of 2018)20 years old
SexualityStraight (Heterosexuality).
Date of Birth (DOB), BirthdaySeptember 7, 1998.
Birthplace/HometownIndiana, United States.
Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)Virgo.
EthnicityWhite Caucasian Descent.
Current ResidenceIndiana, USA.
Date of DeathJanaury 1, 2019.
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: 5' 8".
Centimeters: 173 cm.
Meters: 1.73 m.
WeightKilograms: 62 Kg.
Pounds: 136 lbs.
Biceps Size15 inches.
Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)40-32-33.
Shoe Size (UK)11.
Tattoos details?None.
Eye ColorBlack.
Hair ColorBald Head.
ParentsFather: Tony Trent.
Mother: Kelly Trent.
SiblingsBrother: Not Known.
Sister: Will Update Soon.
Personal Life Relationship
Marital StatusUnmarried.
Dating History?Not Known.
Wife/Spouse NameNone.
ChildrenNot Known.
Highest QualificationAssociate Degree in Computer Science from the Purdue University.
SchoolHigh School, Indiana.
Alma MaterPurdue University.
Hobbies & Favorite Things
Favorite CelebritiesActor: Dwayne Johnson.
Actress: Jennifer Aniston.
Dream Holiday DestinationSwitzerland.
Favorite ColorWhite & Black.
Love to doRead Books & Watch Movies.
Favorite DishesBurger & Pizza.
Net worth (Approx.)Will Update Soon.
Earnings per monthUnder review.
Contact Details
Office AddressNA.
Home DetailsNot Known
Mobile or Phone NumberWill Update.
Email AddressNA.
Official WebsiteNot Known.


Some Lesser Known Facts about Tyler Trent

Tyler Trent Age, Girlfriend & Ethnicity

  • Tyler uses his Twitter account to comment on the Mike Spencer (Vice President).
  • Furthermore, he is the first student to become a member of Purdue University’s Cancer Research Department.
  • He comes out as a professional sports writer for “The Exponent”.
  • Soon, Trent initiated to write articles in the morning newspaper of Indianapolis.
  • He supports to generate funds for the Precision Genomics Programmes.

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  • In fact, the Riley medical team takes the money for the genetic research.
  • Recently, Purdue University started the scholarship award in the name of him.
  • The scholarship scheme has known as the “Tyler Trent Courage and Resilience Award”.
  • Earlier, Mr. Trent worked in Indianapolis Colts Organization on the post of Data Analyst.



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