Juwaan Espinal simply wanted to say thank you to Robert Griffin III and Pierre Garcon for their support and friendship.
Espinal — a student at Centreville (Va.) High School — has cerebral palsy is non-verbal. But, thanks to a communication device, Espinal was able to speak to the two Washington Redskins.
In May, Griffin III helped Morgan Assel, a classmate of Espinal’s, with her promposal:
While there, Griffin III snapped some photos with Espinal as well:
The last picture has been Griffin III’s Twitter profile picture since:
Garcon, meanwhile, helped Espinal’s family raise funds for a specialized van through a meet and greet. Fans paid $25 to meet Garcon, with all proceeds raised going to the van.
During one of Centreville’s games in September, the new van was presented to the Espinal family.
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