Danny Perez's bedroom was plastered wall-to-wall with medals, ribbons and trophies for his athletic accomplishments.
Danny Perez rode his bike all over Miami.
Friends and family say he loved his bike, using it as transportation and for competing in athletic competitions such as the Special Olympics in Miami.
Danny loved sports.
In 2008, he was the Inspirational Athlete of the Year at the Special Olympics. Staff at Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School, the school he graduated from and later worked at as an assistant coach, say Danny represented hope and inspiration to all.
Even as a young boy, Danny loved his bike.
Sadly, Danny was killed on his bike -- the thing he loved most.