Coach goes viral online for this one act during kids’ basketball game

Educators play a crucial role in our community, yet they often go unrecognized for their contributions.

It takes a special individual to dedicate their life to educating, serving as a role model, offering guidance, and mentoring younger generations.

We frequently hear stories of teachers going the extra mile to assist others, especially the children under their care.

One such example is Jonathan Oliver, a physical education teacher at WG Nunn Elementary in Valdosta, Georgia, who gained recognition for his compassionate act towards a kindergartener during a basketball game.

When one of the kindergarteners on Oliver’s basketball team, Kristen Paulk, asked for help tying her hair back in a ponytail, he gladly stepped in.

With Kristen’s request, Oliver knelt down on a basketball court to meet her eye level, focusing intently as he secured her braids away from her face. Unbeknownst to him, his kind gesture was captured on video.

Kandice Anderson, another teacher at the school, filmed the heartwarming moment and shared it on YouTube, where it garnered widespread support from the public.

The viral video, titled “When your job goes beyond teaching!” caught the attention of Good Morning America, leading to a feature interview with the 34-year-old father-of-three.

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