A Real-Life Santa Claus to 12 Kids from Child Protective Services

or the seventh year in a row, Andre Johnson became a real-life Santa Claus to 12 kids from child protective services as he let them rip through Toys ‘R’ Us and grab as many presents as they could carry in 80 seconds

 Wide Receiver Andre Johnson

“Whatever they have on their Christmas list they can pick up. That’s the reason why I do it,” Johnson told CBS Houston.

Andre Johnson

Johnson’s good deed came with a final bill of $17,352 and a whole lot of good karma. Last year, the kids managed to spend $19,521 in the same amount of time.
“I grew up in a single-parent home and I was fortunate to achieve my goals. So, whatever goals you have, just keep them out in front of you, don’t let anybody distract you away from them,” he said.

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