Most rookies within the Nationwide Soccer League would possibly use their first recreation examine to purchase a flashy automobile or pay for a lavish night time out, however not Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson.
The 22-year-old donated his $27,353 examine to a few girls who had been affected by Hurricane Harvey, ESPN reported. Watson stunned them with the envelopes in a video that was posted to the crew’s Twitter account Wednesday.
“I’m excited to do a shock for the cafeteria girls. They’ve been useful for all of us,” Watson mentioned within the video. “It’s going to be cool.”
A crew consultant advised HuffPost that the ladies are cafeteria employees employed by NRG Stadium and serve the Texans breakfast, lunch and dinner. Two of the ladies misplaced all the pieces when Hurricane Harvey introduced catastrophic flooding to the realm, the crew advised HuffPost.
“For what y’all do for us day by day, and by no means complain, I actually admire y’all,” Watson mentioned within the video. “I needed to offer my first recreation examine to y’all to assist y’all out in some kind of manner.”
When Watson, who grew up in Georgia and performed at Clemson, handed the ladies the checks, one of many employees teared up and requested for a hug.
″So hopefully that may allow you to get again in your ft, and anything y’all want, I’m all the time right here to assist,” Watson mentioned.