Spring Branch Independent School District spokesperson Terry Abbott told CNN that John was a freshman at Memorial High School in Houston.
Memorial High School Principal Lisa Weir sent a letter Saturday to parents at the school informing them of his death.
“We are deeply saddened to inform you of the death of a 9th grader…in an accident at Astroworld. Our hearts are with the student’s family, friends and staff at Memorial. This is a great loss, and the entire MHS family is grieving today,” said Ware’s message.
Briana Rodriguez, 16
Brianna was a student at Heights High School in Houston, according to a verified GoFundMe account set up by her family.
“Dancing was her passion and now she is dancing her way to the pearly gates of paradise” fundraising function He says.
Franco Patino, 21
Patino, the student at the University of Dayton, was studying mechanical engineering technology and the biomechanics of human movement, according to a statement from the university.
The statement said he was a member of Alpha Psi Lambda, a fraternity with Latino interests, and was originally from Naperville, Illinois.
“He was loved by many for a loyal, loving, selfless, protective, funny and caring person,” his family said in a statement. “Although he was a hardworking individual, he always tried to make time for his family and the people he cared about. We will miss the big heart Franco had and his passion for helping others.”
Danish Paige, 27
Paige, of Euless, Texas, died trying to save his fiancée, who was being run over at the concert, his brother Basil Paige told CNN on Sunday.
His family said he was a wonderful person who loved with all his heart.
“People are going to like him for who he is,” Basil Page told CNN.
Basil Page said his brother’s fiancée survived but had bruises all over her body and was in shock.
Jacob Yurink, 20
The school said Gorenick was a junior student studying journalism at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
In the statement, SIU Chancellor Austin Lane said Jurinek “was a creative and intelligent young man, with a promising career in journalism and advertising.”
Rodolfo Peña, 23
Peña lived in Laredo, Texas and studied at Laredo College, according to his Facebook page.
His older brother Guadalupe Peña set up an approved GoFundMe account for funeral expenses.
“I am starting a fund for the death of my younger brother (Rodolfo Angel Pena), please donate from the heart anything wonderful,” reads the online fundraising post.
Peña was 23, according to CNN affiliate KTRK, which spoke with his sister.
Axel Acosta Avila, 21
Acosta was a junior at Western Washington University and had an interest in computer science, according to the university. He was from Teton, Washington.
His brother, Joel Acosta, told CNN that Axel turned 21 in October.
His aunt, Cynthia Acosta, told CNN affiliate KTRK that the student was at the event alone. “It was the first time he had gone to an event like this,” she told the Houston station.
According to Joel Acosta, the last time the family heard from his brother was around 5 p.m. Friday. On Saturday, the Harris County medical examiner’s office released a description and asked the public to help identify the remains.
Madison Dubisky, 23
The office of medical examiner Harris County listed Dubisky, who was from Cypress, Texas, as one of the people who died.