Griffin English, age 21 of Jefferson City, TN, passed away on Saturday, March 13, 2021. Griffin earned a Karate first degree black belt prior to beginning his wrestling career at age 7-8. Griffin was a fierce grappler earning numerous accolades during competition in over 300 matches and was honored by his peers when selected as one of the Wrestling Team’s Captains his senior year. During 2017, Griffin graduated Magna Cum Laude (4.0+ GPA) from Jefferson County High School Dandridge, TN. In 2019, He graduated Summa cum laude (4.0+ GPA) from Walter State Community College earning an Associate Degree. He was pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree at the University of Tennessee. Griffin was employed by the University of Tennessee Police Department as a Community Service Officer (CSO). He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Lyn Gunter. He is survived by his parents, Marty & Beth English, Jefferson City, TN; brother, Garrett English and sister Ashley English both of Jefferson City, TN; paternal grandparents, Lamar & Martha English, Monroe, GA; maternal grandparents, Joe & Betty Gunter, Franklin, NC; uncles, Michael English, Dacula, GA; Rob Gunter, Asheville, NC; aunts & uncles, Eve & Todd Burton, Dacula, GA; Rachel & Collin Dougherty, Woodstock, GA; and many cousins. The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road SW, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046. 770-962-3100, immediately followed by a funeral service at 4:00 PM in the Chapel. A second visitation will be held in Tennessee on Saturday, March 20, 2021 from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, at Leadvale Baptist Church, 874 Leadvale Church Road, White Pine, TN 37890, immediately followed by a funeral service in the Church at 2:00 PM, immediately followed by interment at Mountain View Baptist Church Cemetery.