Look who’s getting into the gift giving spirit! Jaden Smith paid a visit to a local charity to play Santa just before Christmas, bringing presents and holiday cheer to kids in need. See pics of his touching delivery here!
Jaden Smith may only be 17, but he is already using the holiday season as a time to give back. The teen celebrated Christmas early by personally delivering clothing to a California non-profit called Casa Pacifica, a safe house for children and families, on Dec. 21. Jaden made sure to fill the needs of others instead of making his own wish list — what a kid!
It’s sweet enough for Jaden to make such a generous donation, but even better, the kids weren’t expecting him to show up with the gifts! “Our campus kids received a surprise visit from actor #JadenSmith who hand-delivered STANCE sock gifts! #thankyou!!” the charity tweeted. In another tweet, the safe house said that Jaden truly brightened the kids holidays with his donation, as the Stance socks come in all different patterns and colors. On top of his personal delivery, Jaden also took the time to sign autographs for the kids! His entire visit was caught on camera, and you can see the pics right here!
Aww, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith have really taught their son well! In fact, charity work is something Jaden and his sister, Willow Smith, love doing in their spare time. Jada has even stressed that giving back is a “must” in their family. “My kids are very willing to give things away because they understand that they have such abundance; they don’t have to hoard,” she told Parents magazine. Jaden certainly proved that with his holiday gesture!
Jaden clearly made an impact in his latest charity outing, and we love that he is thinking of kids in need during a time when he could just be thinking of what he wants for Christmas. Considering he’s so young, we wouldn’t doubt it if we see Jaden continue his holiday gift giving for years to come — good for you, Jaden!
What do you think of Jaden’s holiday charity efforts, HollywoodLifers? Do you do anything to give back over the holidays? Tell us below!