Trae tha Truth is always showing up for his fellow Houstonians.
On Wednesday, the rapper/activist called on his followers to help get into contact with Jaydeen Buckley—a teenage boy who spent weeks selling water to raise money for school clothes. Jaydeen’s efforts were shared in a Facebook post that eventually went viral.
“Please stop by and buy a bottled water or donate to him,” the post read in part. “He’s a really sweet kid. In a world where so many of our youth choose to rob and steal, he has chosen a different path … Let’s make sure he has everything he needs to be successful this school year.”
Trae and his volunteer group, Relief Gang, eventually caught wind of Jaydeen’s endeavor and called on their followers to help get in contact with the student’s family: “Get Me A Contact On Lil Homie, Tell Him I Got Him,” Trae wrote on Instagram. “Too Hot for him To Be Out There.”
Well, it wasn’t long before Trae received a phone number for Jaydeen’s mother, Meka Buckley, who helped set up a meeting between the entertainer and her children. As pointed out by The Shade Room, Trae treated the Buckley family, who had just moved to H-Town from Atlanta, to a back-to-school shopping spree.
“We Got You Jaydenn…. Welcome To Houston….💙🙏🏿” Trae captioned a photo of him and the Buckleys. “Anotha Day Anotha Blessing.”
According to TSR, Megan Thee Stallion also stepped up to help Jaydeen as he heads into a new school year. Meka Buckley told the outlet that Megan had sent her security team to pick up her son on a shopping trip.
Trae’s latest charitable act comes about a month after the opening of an ice cream shop that will employ people with special needs.