Accompanied by Memphis Grizzlies basketball players Marc Gasol and Mike Conley, Justin Timberlake visited the kids of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital during a trip to the city.
The NBA Cares Twitter account posted a photo of the celebs at the facility using the hashtag #Hoops4StJude, referencing the NBA’s efforts to raise awareness of the hospital’s work. “Thanks so much for visiting and spending time with the kids of St. Jude,” read a statement from St. Jude on social media.
— NBA Cares (@nbacares) October 16, 2015
Thanks so much for visiting and spending time with the kids of St. Jude! https://t.co/aqicikbvAI
— St. Jude (@StJude) October 16, 2015
“What a day!,” Timberlake responded. “Truly an amazing place that does amazing work for kids!”
— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) October 17, 2015
Timberlake is in his native Tennessee as one of several inductees of the Memphis Music Hall of Fame. The singer-actor will be introduced by executive director John Doyle and Timberlake’s longtime buddy Jimmy Fallon.