Rodney Sumter, a bartender at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando who was shot three times and had two arms broken during the June 12 massacre which took the lives of 49 people, received a hospital visit from his former high school football teammate, Tim Tebow.
Said Sumter in an Instagram post: “My high school quarterback left the Bahamas to come and see me. Tebow has always been an awesome person.”
After Tebow and Sumter competed together at Nease High, Tebow won two national titles and the Heisman Trophy while leading the Florida Gators. Sumter played at Jacksonville University before eventually moving to Orlando to work as a dancer and bartender.
In addition to meeting with Tebow, Sumter posted a picture of his visit with Orlando City captain Kaká, former MLB star Johnny Damon and Gov. Rick Scott while holding an #OrlandoUnited shirt being sold by local pro sports teams to raise funds for those impacted by the shooting.