After his years as a hero on the field, former NFL quarterback and current ESPN analyst Tim Tebow has made a case for why he's our favorite off the field, too.
On Friday night, the Tim Tebow Foundation sponsored Night to Shine, a prom for people with special needs. The football player, whose faith plays a big part in his life and in within the foundation, got a huge outpouring of support for the event and participation from prom attendees. According to Sports Illustrated, more than 32,000 guests took part in the global event.
And by the looks of things, everyone who went had a blast! Check out some photos from the festivities:
"I am so thankful for the 200 host churches and more than 70,000 volunteers that showed God's love by celebrating people with special needs and are turning Night to Shine into a worldwide movement," Tebow — a former Denver Bronco who last played for the Philadelphia Eagles — said, according to ESPN.
"The Night to Shine movement is more than just a prom. It is a night where people with special needs shine and they are told that they matter, that they are important, and that God has a plan for their life!"
Bleacher Report noted that the proms took place around the world throughout the day.
Prom — complete with selecting the right dress or donning a dapper tuxedo — is a rite of passage for many young people, though some do not feel welcome or choose not to go to avoid unnecessary drama. Night to Shine is making sure more teens and young adults get to feel like queens and kings on this special day.