March 24, 2012; Charlottesville, VA, USA; John Hopkins Blue Jays defender Jack Reilly (43) hugs John Hopkins Blue Jays head coach Dave Pietramala (right) after the Blue Jays defeated the Virginia Cavaliers at Klockner Stadium. The Blue Jays won 11-10 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
Photo Credit: Geoff Burke

Marquise Long, a 5 year old diagnosed with a pediatric brain cancer, signs with Johns Hopkins through the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation.

The Friends of Jaclyn Foundation’s (FOJ) mission is to help improve the quality of life of children and their families battling pediatric brain tumors. Hopkins has supported FOJ for years.

In November, Hopkins tweeted:

Johns Hopkins Signs 5 Year Old (Video)

Numerous schools across the country participate in the program. Kids battling tumors get the support from teammates and they feel like they’re an integral part of the sports program. Petro did a great job including Marquise and making him feel special.

  • Harrison

    Very cool. Thanks for sharing, Thomas

  • Harrison

    Very cool. Thanks for sharing, Thomas