LeBron James was recognized for his charitable actions at this year’s Kids’ Choice Awards.
On Saturday, the NBA star took the virtual stage at the first-ever Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2020: Celebrate Together, a special benefiting No Kid Hungry, to accept the 2020 Generation Change Award.
The 35-year-old athlete, who also won favorite male sports star, was selected for the philanthropic award as a way to honor his passion to make positive changes in the world by giving back to his Akron, Ohio, hometown through his charity, The LeBron James Family Foundation, as well as many other communities.
“To win this award, it’s an honor to be awarded the Generation Change Award. It means a lot to myself, to my family, fans, and also to my kids at my school back in Akron, Ohio. Thank you guys so much. As I said, it’s not about me, it’s about you guys as well. I hope everyone is staying safe during these difficult times.
— Nickelodeon (@Nickelodeon) May 3, 2020