Malcolm Jenkins is giving his Super Bowl tickets to a man he met in prison last year.
Jenkins, who obviously doesn't need the two tickets awarded to him for being named a Walter Payton Man of the Year finalist, is giving them to Kempis Songster, a man he met at Graterford Prison as he was trying to learn more about the criminal justice system, according to the NY Daily News.
Jenkins, of course, has been one of the most socially active athletes around these last few years, going on ridealongs with Philly cops and leading a group of players and ex-players in meetings with politicians and lawmakers in D.C. and Harrisburg.
As for Songster, he was released from maximum security prison last month after spending 30 years behind bars for a murder he committed in a Philadelphia crack house at the age of 15. (For more details, check out the NY Daily News story.)
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"A few weeks ago, I saw an article come across my text that he was getting out, and I wanted to do something special for him," Jenkins told the Daily News. "I didn't know what, but I knew I wanted to do something to celebrate him coming home because I understood he really dedicated himself to a life of service and he's trying to repay what he's taken from society. I know he has some great ideas and we're trying to accomplish the same thing when we talk about reform and healing our communities."