Fresh off the signing of a four-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens, wide receiver Marquise "Hollywood" Brown has quickly made his first big purchase. Using some of his NFL contract money, he bought a couple of surprise gifts for his mother.
In a Twitter post on Saturday, Brown showed a video where he showed off a house to his mother, making her think he was buying the house for himself. When he asked her if she liked it, she said yes, to which Brown responded, "Have it."
Brown's mom was overwhelmed enough by the house, but when he opened the door, a brand new car was outside waiting for her. She was so excited that she accidentally dropped everything she was holding.
Since I was 7yrs old this the moment I been waiting for, bigger than any moment I ever been apart of.. Everything I do is for you momma I love you... You wanted a house and a car and you got it , I got you Forever Ever !!!
Over the past 24 hours, the video has gone viral, garnering over a million views with the Tweet earning over 35,000 likes and 7,000 retweets.
Signing that NFL contract and earning all of that money comes after years of struggle and hard work for Brown.
He famously did not receive any Division I scholarship offers coming out of high school, and worked as a Six Flags employee while playing for College of the Canyons.
After a year in junior college, Brown got a scholarship offer from Oklahoma and quickly became one of the team's top weapons for Heisman Trophy winners Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray.
He earned First-team All-American honors in the 2018 season after posting 75 receptions for 1,318 yards and ten touchdowns. Brown also set the Oklahoma single-game receiving yards record with 265 against Oklahoma State in 2017.
The Ravens drafted Brown with the No. 25 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.
Well played, Hollywood Brown.