Rapper Nelly Sees a Disabled Fan at NASCAR Race – Gives the Kid the Jacket off His Back

Nelly gifts the custom jacket to 23-year-old fan, Jacob Lemke, who was born with Lesch-Nyhan syndrome.

Nelly is no stranger to philanthropy. For years he has used his celebrity status for good, including quietly sending black kids to college for years and founding the non-profit organization 4Sho4Kids Foundation, which helps children born with developmental disabilities and children born addicted to drugs.

And now? He’s giving the jacket off his back. Literally.

The heartwarming gesture happened at NASCAR’s Bank Of America Roval 400 playoff cup race where the rapper took to the stage to kick off the event.

Who is the Disabled NASCAR Fan?

Nelly had just finished up his set and was in the midst of interviews and photo ops when Jacob Lemke caught his eye.

Lemke was born with the rare genetic disorder Nesch-Lyhan syndrome. NLS is caused by a deficiency of the enzyme, HPRT, which breaks down uric acid in the body.

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