On Tuesday morning, Jett and others held a private ceremony outdoors for Smith’s family and friends. A recording of the event made its way onto YouTube.
“I felt he was worthy of recognition,” Jett said. “His family deserves to know we appreciate his accomplishments.”
Everything fell into place. Jett wanted to surprise Jordan’s mother, who is a teacher at the school. Even the weather, which was drizzling that morning, turned favorable for the event.
“We pulled it off,” Jett said, “with the help of the Lord.”
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