MIAMI – Dolphins DE Christian Wilkins made a surprise visit to a Miami-Dade student’s eighth-grade classroom Tuesday.
Heather Barrientos won a district-wide contest in which the Miami Dolphins and Miami-Dade school district Values Matter partnership. Barrientos’ design was printed on a cleat and was unboxed during the surprise visit to her classroom.
Wilkins, with Miami-Dade County superintendent Alberto M. Cavalho in attendance, also presented Heather Barrientos with a jersey and a little photobombing.
Wilkins will wear Barrientos’ design on Dec. 22 when the Dolphins host the Cincinnati Bengals as part of the NFL league-wide “My Cause My Cleats” initiative that raises money for charities of participating players’ choice.