San Francisco 49ers Don Jones escorts teen with Down syndrome to prom: ‘You are an awesome guy’

It was the night time of a lifetime for 18-year-old Lindsey Preston, an Alabama teen along with Down syndrome.

Last weekend, the lady was escorted by San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Don Jones to some Mardi Gras-themed prom at Lawrence County High School in Moulton.

A video shared simply by Preston’ s mother, Kristi Matn, shows Jones, donning a tuxedo and walking arm-in-arm with Preston into the prom. Another shows the 2 dancing the night away.

“ It was probably the most amazing things to ever experience, ” one prom-goer told  FOX35.

Jones, 27, came back to his home state in order to escort Preston. The defensive back again, who’ s entering his  second season   with the 49ers, graduated through Hazelwood High School in Town Creek, The state of alabama. He later played college soccer at Arkansas State University.

“Anything I can perform to make some kids smile, I might be more than willing to do, inch Jones told  WBRC-TV.   “I believe the most fun was all of the men, I showed the guys about 5 or six new dance goes. ”

Martin personally asked Jones when he would take Preston to the promenade; she told  Al. com   that will she reached out to the football participant through his mother, a family buddy and special needs aide in the high school.

“He said he would make sure this individual was here no matter what” Matn said, adding in a  Fb post, “ He not only produced her feel special but this individual danced with all the kids and they cherished it. You are a[n] AWESOME guy! ”

Martin was not immediately readily available for additional comment when contacted simply by Fox News on Saturday.

“Our business strives to positively impact the particular lives of others, and that would not end up being possible without people like Put on who take advantage of opportunities to put huge smiles on people’ s faces plus warm feelings in their hearts, inch a spokesperson for the San Francisco 49ers said in a statement to Sibel News.

“So many of these stories happen each day involving our players and sportsmen everywhere, and we are proud that will Don’ s actions helped provide that to light, ” the particular statement continued.  

Madeline Farber is a Reporter meant for Fox News. You can follow the girl on Twitter @MaddieFarberUDK.