Make sure to catch “My Wish” on SportsCenter as their 10th anniversary features NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans
Get ready to see some more of J.J. Watt as the Houston Texans super star defensive end will be featured this coming Monday, July 18th at 6 p.m. eastern time on the SportsCenter special, “My Wish.”
The show is returning for it’s 10th anniversary and will feature stars like two-time NBA MVP Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors, MLB MVP Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals and Watt, the three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year.
According to ESPN, Watt will be shown reaching out to a young man in the Houston area who has been battling a terrible disease.
"Monday, July 18 (6 p.m.) – J. Watt: Nine-year-old Will Martinez of Houston has been battling leukemia with incredible bravery for more than three years, emulating the characteristic he says he most admires in the Houston Texans’ Watt, his favorite athlete."
The episodes will be shown starting Sunday the 17th and will continue until Thursday the 21st. There will be multiple re-airings and of course they will also be available online for streaming via Watch ESPN.
The following is a description of what the “Make-A-Wish” foundation is all about.
"ABOUT MAKE-A-WISH®Make-A-Wish® grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Make-A-Wish is the world’s largest wish-granting organization, serving children in nearly 50 countries on five continents. With the help of generous donors and more than 32,000 volunteers worldwide, Make-A-Wish grants a wish somewhere in the world every 21 minutes on average. Since 1980, it has granted more than 350,000 wishes to children around the world. For more information about Make-A-Wish America, visit wish.org and for more information about Make-A-Wish International, visit worldwish.org."