Who was Andreas Giannitsopoulos? Bio, Wiki, Age, Condo Collapse Victim, GoFundMe

Andreas Giannitsopoulos Bio/Wiki

A Vanderbilt University student named Andreas Giannitsopoulos was killed in the collapse of a beachside condominium tower in Florida last week, according to his family and the university.

Andreas Giannitsopoulos, a senior economics student at the university in Nashville, Tennessee, was one among 18 people reported killed after the collapse of Champlain Towers South on Wednesday night.

The Tennessean reported that Giannitsopoulos graduated from St. Thomas High School in Houston in 2018 before going on to Vanderbilt. Manuel LaFont, 54, a friend of his father’s, was also among the victims of the Champlain building collapse.


He was 21 years old.

Andreas Giannitsopoulos Was The Condo Collapse Victim

When the Surfside condo building fell early on June 24, Giannitsopoulos was staying with a friend of his father.

The school said in a statement, “We extend our deepest condolences to Andreas’ family, friends, classmates and faculty as they deal with this unimaginable tragedy,”

Father James Murphy, the president of St. Thomas, told the publication, “He was very dedicated, very focused, very hard-working,”

Murphy added, “The last few days, the unknowing has been a challenge,”

“We’re a faith-filled community, but we also understand reality. This is a hard thing across the board.”

GoFundMe Campaign

According to the family’s GoFundMe page, Giannitsopoulos was a Vanderbilt economics student who was considered as “as the ideal St. Thomas man, representing goodness, discipline, and knowledge.”

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