Ravens' Lamar Jackson Surprises Elementary Students with Autographed Jerseys, Books

Doric SamApril 27, 2022

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - JANUARY 02: Lamar Jackson #8 of the Baltimore Ravens looks on from the sidelines in the third quarter of the game against the Los Angeles Rams at M&T Bank Stadium on January 02, 2022 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson hasn't forgotten where he came from.

On Wednesday, the former NFL MVP surprised children at his old elementary school with books and autographed jerseys. Jackson delivered them himself to Cypress Elementary in Florida. He also reunited with his former first-grade teacher.

Cypress Elementary @CypressBCPS

It’s a great day at Cypress when NFL Quarterback Lamar Jackson comes to give copies of his book to our students! <a href="https://twitter.com/browardschools?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@browardschools</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/Lj_era8?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@Lj_era8</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/CypressOwls?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@CypressOwls</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/Alphagirl97?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@Alphagirl97</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/BrowardLiteracy?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@BrowardLiteracy</a> <a href="https://t.co/4lUXyvOFhB">pic.twitter.com/4lUXyvOFhB</a>

Cypress Elementary @CypressBCPS

Catching up with his first grade teacher!! <a href="https://twitter.com/browardschools?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@browardschools</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/CypressOwls?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@CypressOwls</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/Alphagirl97?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@Alphagirl97</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/Lj_era8?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@Lj_era8</a> <a href="https://t.co/fzzbcTo6Ur">pic.twitter.com/fzzbcTo6Ur</a>

In addition to handing out his children's book I Dream, You Dream, Let Us Dream, Jackson personalized the autographs on some of the Ravens jerseys for the children, per TMZ Sports

Jackson is hoping to have a bounce-back year this upcoming season after being limited to 12 games in 2021. He threw for 2,882 yards, 16 touchdowns and 13 interceptions while also adding a team-high 767 rushing yards.