JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – TJ and Jerald are two boys who are the definition of good friends. About three months ago Jerald's bike was stolen and TJ jumped into action and used his own money to surprise his best friend with a brand new bike.
When SMG, the entertainment and convention management company heard the boys story, they invited the boys' and their family to see Nitro Circus, a huge BMX, motocross and skate show taking place in Jacksonville.
At the show TJ, Jerald and their families got to meet the stars of the "world's greatest live action sports show" and got bike tips and autographs from world famous stunt performer Travis Pastrana and even got a group photo with him on his dirt bike.
If meeting their idols wasn't enough the boys got to see the performers in action and the dynamic duo's parents said they're forever grateful for the opportunity.
"I always told him that if you had a chance to bless someone, then always be a blessing, because people have blessed us," Tiffany Williams, TJ's mom said.
Jerald's mom Tameka Wynn said she couldn't be prouder of the two boys and the experience they get to share.
"Just try to teach your kids the right thing. Put them on the right path because we're having so much crime right now in Jacksonville. This is just a once-in-a lifetime experience. Teach your children the right way to go and they'll follow it," Wynn said.
At the end of the day the boys learned the true value of paying it forward and being a true friend.