If you expected Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts to become reclusive following his benching in the national championship game, then you don’t know him very well. Instead of retreating to the shadows, he’s stayed in the light.
The latest example came Friday night with his participation in Tim Tebow’s worldwide phenomenon, “Night to Shine.”
On the bus ride over to #NightToShine my date said Julio Jones was his favorite player. Seconds later, Jalen Hurts lined the red carpet and cheered for him by name. My date turned to me and said “I got a new favorite player!” 😂 pic.twitter.com/Aeq8EuPLlt
— Rebecca Nesbitt (@rebecca_nesbitt) February 10, 2018
What do you think most college football players doing on a Friday night? @JalenHurts is at prom with people with special needs, making a difference and positive impact on people’s lives. What a fantastic person and representative of UA! #RollTide, Jalen! pic.twitter.com/2xWUbYgEF2
— Only Bama Sports (@OnlyBamaSports) February 10, 2018
— Jalen Hurts (@JalenHurts) February 10, 2018
The event, held in 500 separate locations in every state and 16 countries across the globe, provides a once-in-a-lifetime prom-like evening for special needs teenagers. The event is supported by some 175,000 volunteers, of which Hurts was one this year.
Hurts participated at the Night to Shine event being held at Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa hosted there by the Big Sandy Baptist Church.
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