LeBron James Made A Surprise Appearance At His School In Akron And The Reaction Is So Heartwarming

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  • LeBron James made a surprise appearance at his ‘I Promise’ school in Akron, OH
  • The visit made the day of kids and faculty following what was a tragic day of the Uvalde mass shootings
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No matter what you think about LeBron James as a basketball player, his actions off the court paint him as a perfect role model for the younger generation.

One of the most impactful things he’s done is create a public school in his home city of Akron to help lead those less fortunate to opportunities that they’d not have without. On Thursday morning, the NBA star made a surprise appearance at his ‘I Promise’ school in Ohio to hang out with aspiring young kids.

Check it out.

James spent some time with the youth following the heartbreaking mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas. He’s one of many athletes to show support and compassion following the tragic incident which saw 19 children lose their lives.

Seeing the kids’ reactions to having LeBron in the building was special. There were also a few hilarious responses to having been in the same room as one of their heroes. My personal favorite is the kid that says, “I’m under his beard, bro.”

Some laughed, some cried, but most were just in awe of the future Hall of Famer. With clips of the surprise appearance making their way around social media, many around the sport and entertainment world were quick to react.

Sports world reacts to LeBron James’s school appearance

Powerful stuff from King James.