Michael “Mikey” Trevor Griffith
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was born on December 21, 1988, to
parents Maureen Mata and Darren
Griffith, in Staten Island, New York.
The first of six children, four boys
and two girls. He was born into a
humble and God-loving home, whose
parents instilled the importance of
family and community. Mikey and
his family relocated to south, Florida
in 1992, but Mikey would still spend
much of his summers in Brooklyn, New York with his cousins.
Mikey made a host of life long friends from his days in North
Lauderdale and later from his time in Pembroke Pines. Mikey
attended Flanagan high school where he first met his wife Zoya
at the age of 14. From a young age Mikey had an entrepreneurial
spirit and had several successful business endeavors. He was
always curious and loved researching and learning about random
topics. Mikey was kind, fun loving and loyal. He was the guy to go
to whenever a need arose as he was always willing to help or find
Mikey was all about family, he married Zoya Lee-Chin in 2015.
The couple shared three kids, Makai, Ahmi, and Michael “Nico”.
He was a loving, devoted and protective husband and father who
always went above and beyond for his family. He shared a close
bond with all of his siblings, and enjoyed his large extended family
of cousins and eventually became affectionately known as “Uncle
Mikey” to the younger generation.
Mikey was called home peacefully on March 10, 2020. He
will forever be missed by those who loved him, including: his
wife Zoya; his children, Nico, Ahmi, and Makai; his mother,
Maureen; his father Darren; his step mother, Angela,and Nicole;
his brothers D’andre, Alijah, and Derrel; his sisters, Mariah and
Abigail; his grandmothers Roslyn Griffith and Maxelia Mata a
host of aunts-, Debbie Chinyoung, Donna Henry, Diane, Sandra,
Heather ; uncles - Don Griffith , Tyrone Mata , Ray Henry , Layten
Chinyoung, great uncle Junior Steven’s; and his mother-in-law
Carola; cousins, and friends.