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At only 21 years old, Kriyss Grant was selected from a group of competitors to perform alongside Jackson during what would become his final concert, "This It It." The young dancer also went on to serve as assistant choreographer for Beyonce's "I Am" tour. He counts his blessings for all of his experiences at such a young age. On the first anniversary of Michael Jackson's unexpected death on June 25, 2009, ESSENCE.com chatted with Grant about his experiences with the King of Pop.