Earlier this week, the New York Jets surprised Brooklyn’s Transit Tech High School football team with a uniform donation to MetLife Stadium.
A check for $100,000 was presented by Jets players Michael Carter and Elijah Moore, supporting both Transit Tech’s new uniforms and the Jets’ annual Public Schools Athletic League (PSAL) helmet refurbishment program.
The @nyjets surprised the new @transittechcte Brooklyn NY football team, with new uniforms to MetLife as well as a $75,000 donation to the PSAL helmet refurbishment program. The players were able to meet Elijah Moore and Micheal Carter, in addition to being invited to Sunday’s game. pic.twitter.com/k5nYWFmmu5
— David Wyatt-Hupton (@DWyattHupton) September 22, 2022
After a question-and-answer session, Carter and Moore invited the students to the Jets locker room where they surprised the team with individual lockers decorated with personalized nameplates and filled with Transit Tech-branded apparel, a football soccer etc
Before leaving, Michael Carter delivered another surprise by inviting the entire Transit Tech football team to Sunday’s Ring of Honor Game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
$75,000 of the total donation went toward continuing the PSAL’s helmet refurbishment program, a sign of the Jets’ annual support for the program. The remainder of the donation funded new uniforms for the entire Transit Tech team.
The Transit Tech football program was created this year. He was supposed to play his first game on Saturday against Alfred E. Smith Career and Tech, but the Express never got to play. The school won its first win by forfeit.
Nga Warren, head coach of Transit Tech, was the 2020 Jets High School Coach of the Year while at Tilden Educational Campus in Brooklyn.