Draylen Mason was known as an accomplished musician who was heading to college, but he could also make you laugh before he even opened his mouth.
“You just expect to laugh with him. That boy was hilarious,” said Sharrel Prince, who has known him since pre-K. “What made Draylen funny is that he says the things everyone else is scared to say.”
The 17-year-old East Austin College Prep student was killed Monday by a package bomb left outside his house in East Austin. His mother was also injured in the bombing, one of three in the city since March 2.