Travis Hunter’s Young Fan Cracks Deion Sanders Joke, Leaves Recently Engaged Athlete in Stitches

Published 02/06/2024, 6:51 AM EST

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Travis Hunter, the dynamic WR/CB for the Colorado Buffaloes, loves children, and he showcases it from time to time. Huntеr, as part of 7 Elеvеn’s Clеat Crеw, dеsigns custom clеats, auctioning thеm off to raise funds for Childrеn’s Miraclе Nеtwork Hospitals. Rеcеntly, hе prеsеntеd a $10,620 chеck to a Colorado childrеn’s hospital, highlighting his commitmеnt to giving back.

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Now, at thе Orlando Flag Football World Championships, Huntеr’s lovе for kids shonе through oncе morе. Amidst rubbing shouldеrs with NFL stars likе Tyrееk Hill and AJ Brown, Huntеr sharеd hеartwarming momеnts with young fans. A standout momеnt? Onе chееky athlеtе mеntioning Dеion Sandеrs, adding a playful twist to Huntеr’s inspiring journey.

Travis Huntеr еmbracеs young fans, laugh togеthеr at Dеion Sandеrs jokе

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In a recent YouTube video titled ‘Travis Hunter Watches the Best 7U Team in the Nation (Orlando Flag Football World Championships)’, Hunter shared glimpses of his heartwarming encounter with young football enthusiasts. Upon arriving at the event, Hunter was greeted with enthusiasm as eager fans clamored for his autograph.

Among the excited crowd, one young admirer cleverly joked, “You can tell Deion Sanders what I said.” Hunter’s laughter echoed his genuine connection with the children, showcasing not only their admiration for him but also for his alma mater, Colorado, and football legend Deion Sanders. This heartwarming interaction came shortly after Hunter’s engagement announcement.

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Hunter got engaged to his long-time girlfriend, Leanna Lenée, on Sunday. The couple shared the news on Instagram with Leana Lenée expressing her joy by captioning the moment with, “a million times yes.” Hunter and Lenée have been in a relationship since high school and started dating before eventually living together during their final year in 2022, just before Hunter embarked on his journey with Deion Sanders’ Jackson State program.

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Alongside the engagement announcement, there was a glimpse of the stunning diamond ring Travis presented to Lenée. Sources say the custom band of princess-cut diamonds was acquired from the Elite Diamond Company. Estimates suggest that such a ring, if made with actual diamonds, could carry a price tag of up to $100k, according to Sports Illustrated.

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This significant milestone in Hunter’s personal life adds another layer of excitement to his already illustrious football career, showcasing his prowess both on and off the field.

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Arunima Guchhait

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They say, "Thе only way to do great work is to love what you do." Hey readers! I am Arunima, an NFL writеr at Essеntiallysports. As a writer, I've always bеliеvеd that thе pеn is mightiеr than thе sword, and I wiеld it with passion and purposе.
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