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WWE Star David Otunga

Drops Wrestlemania Surprise

On Haiti Refugee

3/31/2012 4:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

WWE star (and Harvard Law grad) David Otunga
WWE star (and Harvard Law grad) David Otunga was so touched by the story of a young Haiti refugee ... he decided to give the kid the greatest present ever -- an in-person meet-and-greet with all of the boy's wrestling heroes.

Otunga was in Florida on Friday to give an anti-bullying talk at a John F. Kennedy Middle School -- and as part of the event ... the school raffled off a ticket to Wrestlemania 28 this weekend in Miami Gardens, where The Rock will face off against John Cena.

The kid who won the raffle turned out to be a refugee from Haiti's massive 2010 earthquake -- and now lives with foster parents in the US. Two weeks ago, the boy's biological mother died in Haiti.

Otunga caught wind of the boy's story -- and was so moved he decided a simple Wrestlemania ticket wasn't enough ... so he personally set up a meet-and-greet for the kid backstage ... with ALL the wrestlers at the event.

Bad. Ass.

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so let me get this straight..middle school..raffled off ONE ticket.meaning in order to go the people he is staying with will have to BUY a ticket in order to take him.this is a marketing scheme to make money because the wwe knew a middle school kid wont go to this event by themselves.also i bet the raffle was rigged how ironic that this kid with a story won it.

934 days ago

Mel Zipskin    

That gay man got lucky with JHud.

But I have to ask: why is it that black chicks don't have gaydar? He is Big Gay Al gay! He's so gay that Star Jones would pass him by, LOL

934 days ago


Class act.

934 days ago


Vintage Otunga. And that is why he'll lead Team Johnny to victory this Sunday, ladies and gentlemen.

934 days ago


Amazing man !

934 days ago


Wish we had more celebs that would go out of their way, just a little more often. You hear this, things that Johnny Depp does for the hospital that his daughter was in...VERY refreshing!!!

934 days ago


My brother went to JFK Middle, back in the day. That school is garbage... props to Otunga, though. It ain't the kids fault that they are bad, it is often the parent's and their surrounding influences. Trust me. I lived it.

934 days ago


Very cool, hats off to this dude. How about next time, you give a couple of lucky kids tickets and not just one.

Kudos to you.

934 days ago


Very nice indeed. Now how about something worthwhile for ALL the students such as updating library resources? New sports equipment? I think these one time events are great and very meaningful. However, it would be awesome if the next effort left a permanent benefit for all.

934 days ago


What people need to know is that it isn't the WWE FORCING their performers to do charity work such as this. The only thing they tell do is encourage the wrestlers to seek out charity appearances and work but it's up to each individual to decide if he wants to chip in some extra work. David Otunga has a big heart for doing this. He was scheduled only to go to the Anti-Bullying appearance, but he was touched by the little kid's story that he called in producers in the wwe and they granted him permission to allow the little kid to meet'n'greet his favorite wrestlers. Stop talking **** if you don't know the facts.

934 days ago


WOW even when it's something great people still comment on how crappy WWE superstars are talk about hearts less and rude

933 days ago

just because    


933 days ago

Karen Robinson    

Mr. Otunga, a giant thanks to you and all the Wrestlemania personnel who visited JFK. My students were thrilled and amazed to hear all your personal stories and it is wonderful to see celebrities who give of their own time for children. You were a great example of academic hard work, tolerence for all and healthy living. I truly thank you from the bottom of my heart for the gifts to my students.

931 days ago

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