LeBron James recently helped to create a memory a young fan won’t soon forget. He shared the experience on Instagram with a carousel of photos and a video with a sweet caption that caught the attention of many on social media.
LeBron James Signed A Book For A Young Fan At A Lakers Game
The NBA star shared his thoughts about meeting the young girl in his Instagram caption. “Dear Parker, Nice meeting you! You’re a beautiful Young Black Queen! Don’t let nothing stop u from being whatever your mind and heart desires! Just from our short encounter yesterday I know you’re destined for greatness and I will always love you!!!,” he wrote.
“God bless you and best wishes to you ♾️🤎! Sincerely Mr. LeBron James aka Bugs Bunny friend! 😉😁👑”
The video shared shows how inquisitive Parker was as James took the time to thoughtfully sign her book, “I Promise,” written by James himself.
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The LA Lakers also shared the moment on their Instagram page simply captioning the photos and video, “This is why 💜 💛.” James’ post quickly received more than 1 million likes and tons of positive and heartwarming comments.
Actor and member of New Kids on the Block Donnie Wahlberg left the comment, “🙏🏼❤️” and actor Michael B. Jordan added, “🐐.” Actor and comedian Jamie Foxx left the comment, “Beautiful.” The LeBron James Family Foundation commented, “I promise to be courageous, to be free, to strive for greatness… and to be me! 💚👑”
One follower noted how great this memory will be for Parker when she gets older. “That’s gonna be so fire to look back on when she gets older.” Another person added, “She’s Going To Be A Boss The Way She Was Watching Every Word You Wrote Like A Hawk , No One Will Be Able To Get Anything Pass Her 😂.”
Parker’s mom also took to the comments on James‘ post to say, “Thank you so much for this sweet post!! Parker’s a fan for life!!”
She also shared some Instagram Story slides to commemorate the amazing moment for her daughter.
LeBron James Signed Parker’s Copy Of The Book He Wrote
A description on goodreads of the book, that was published in August 2020, reads, “NBA champion and superstar LeBron James pens a slam-dunk picture book inspired by his foundation’s I PROMISE program that motivates children everywhere to always #StriveForGreatness.”
The website also describes the book as, “a lively and inspiring picture book that reminds us that tomorrow’s success starts with the promises we make to ourselves and our community today.”
The book shares the same name as The LeBron James Family Foundation‘s “I Promise” school and program in James‘ hometown of Akron, Ohio. A description on the foundation’s website reads, “Through its ‘I PROMISE’ program, the foundation serves more than 1,400 Akron-area students by providing them with the programs, support, and mentors they need to succeed in school and beyond.”
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