South Carolina DT Jabari Ellis, teammates organize 'Juneteenth Fun Day'
South Carolina DT Jabari Ellis took full advantage of the new Juneteenth holiday on Saturday as he and other Gamecock teammates put on a “Juneteenth Fun Day.”
The event took place in Holly Hill, South Carolina, and featured music, food, games, jumping castles and water balloons.
Ellis will play his third season for the Gamecocks this fall. Last season, Ellis played in all 10 games, made eight starts along the defensive line. He’s credited with 27 tackles including three tackles for loss. His best game was 10 of his 27 tackles at Ole Miss, which more than tripled his previous career high.
When Ellis announced his return for 2021, he did it on social media, per The Big Spur:
“As a South Carolinian there’s pride in wearing Garnet and Black. These past three years have been some of the best years of my life.
Therefore, it’s only fitting that I finish my collegiate career on home soil to fight to bring Carolina back to being a dominant force.
See you in 2021 Gamecock Nation.”
Tomorrow!!! Let’s Gooo 👍👍👍 pic.twitter.com/iDQWvI4GCB
— Jabari Ellis (@LosSuperman) June 18, 2021
Gamecock senior DT Jabari Ellis (@LosSuperman) is giving back in a big way today with the support of his Gamecock teammates at his inaugural “Juneteenth Fun Day” in Holly Hill. Not pictured but also on hand is former Clemson WR and current Chargers WR Mike Williams. @wachfox pic.twitter.com/e9TlPwR88X
— Mike Uva (@Mike_Uva) June 19, 2021