Former UCLA basketball player Jalen Hill dies at 22,
Dead at age 22 after going missing in Costa Rica.
Jalen Hill took a leave of absence from the team during his final season
Jalen Hill’s family didn’t reveal any details about the former player’s death.
Jalen Hill battled anxiety and depression after putting a large weight on his shoulders to succeed in the sport.
Josh Giles, Hill's coach told the Los Angeles Times that the news of the basketball player's death was "next-level devastating."
Jalen Hill played for the Bruins starting with the 2018-19 season under Steve Alford and Murry Bartow.
Hill was also caught up in an incident in China in 2017. Hill, a freshman at the time, along with LiAngelo Ball and Cody Riley, were accused of shoplifting in China.
President Trump helped negotiate their release and all three players were later suspended for the season.
Hill played over three seasons at UCLA before leaving the game after the 2020-21 season