When Jake Fromm, Georgia Bulldogs Quarterback, revealed his New Year’s resolution for 2020, the touching moment took ESPN reporter Holly Rowe by surprise. The Christian young man is dedicating his efforts to leading more people to Jesus!
As a junior at the University of Georgia, Jake Fromm is hailed as one of the top quarterbacks in college football. And his talents on the field are gaining him a lot of attention.
But there’s something else that truly makes Jake special — his love for Jesus!
And when Holly Rowe of ESPN heard Jake Fromm talk about his faith, the Georgia Quarterback left the sports reporter in tears!
College Football Player’s Impressive Faith
Holly Rowe succeeded in grabbing a few minutes to interview the popular QB. And one thing that impresses Holly about Jake Fromm is his positive, upbeat personality. In fact, she describes him as the "world's most positive person."
And so, Holly asked Jake what makes him that way.
"It’s the Holy Spirit in me,” Jake Fromm of Georgia immediately replied. “I'm trying to live out the most God-like life I can do. I'm trying to influence others and hope they can see Christ in me."
The touching and faith-filled response caught Holly completely off-guard. In fact, it moved her so deeply she started tearing up!
Next, Holly asked Jake for a goal he had set for 2020. As a young college football player, he could have easily talked about his sporting career.
But again, this devout young man proved he has his eyes fixed on the One who really matters!
“Let’s try to go influence others [and] lead people to Jesus,” Jake Fromm said.
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For the New Year, let's all be a shining light in this world like @FrommJake
Honestly brought me to tears today with his positive, lovely spirit. Many blessings to this young man. @GeorgiaFootball should be so proud to have him leading this team. pic.twitter.com/GOGB8E5anR
- Holly Rowe (@sportsiren) December 31, 2019
As followers of Christ, we are to be set apart from the standards of this world. And Jake Fromm is doing just that. As a college-aged star athlete, Jake is regularly focusing on Jesus instead of the many distractions and temptations around him. And it’s truly inspiring!
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Jake regularly shares Bible verses on his social media accounts and is always quick to give glory to God.
"The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him."
Psalms 28:7 ESV
- JakefromStateFromm (@FrommJake) November 3, 2019
We have no doubt God has big plans for this incredible young man!
“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, just like I have loved you; that you also love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” John 13:34-35
h/t: Christian Headlines
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