12-year-old Georgia fan who lost family members in recent tragedy visits Kirby Smart, Zamir White at Bulldogs workout
After a house fire claimed the lives of Taeden Johnson’s grandmother, mother and sister, the Georgia sports community has reached out to the 12-year-old sports fan from Athens.
Following his recent visit to the Super Bowl LV as a guest of the Atlanta Falcons, Johnson was back in Athens, visiting Bulldogs spring workouts. While at UGA, Johnson got to hang out with Kirby Smart, race Zamir White and wear the No. 3 jersey.
Georgia Director of Player Support and Operations Bryant Gantt posted photos and videos from Johnson’s visit to the UGA facilities on social media.
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Zac Hendrix, Johnson’s mentor, has set up a GoFundMe page where donations are being accepted to help with expenses.
Taeden Johnson recently lost his mother, grandmother and little sister in a fire at their Athens home. The @AtlantaFalcons gifted him & his mentor Zac #SuperBowl tickets. Here is Taeden embracing #Falcons owner Arthur Blank. 🥺❤️
📸 via: @ZacHendrix11 pic.twitter.com/VrZnMVspWC
— Gradick Sports (@GradickSports) February 8, 2021