Michael B. Jordan gives schoolkids a surprise visit

Michael B. Jordan. (Photo: Getty Images)
Michael B. Jordan. (Photo: Getty Images)

Alabama — Students from a private school in Alabama's capital got a surprise visit from actor Michael B. Jordan, who dropped in when he spotted them exercising in the midday heat.

The Montgomery Advertiser reports that Jordan was in Montgomery on Monday to begin filming Just Mercy, which is based on the memoir of attorney and criminal justice advocate Bryan Stevenson.

The movie is based on attorney Bryan Stevenson’s book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption and will follow Stevenson’s defense of Walter McMillian, who sat on death row for six years, convicted on the false testimony.

The Creed and Black Panther star was instantly recognised when he surprised the 15 students from Valiant Cross Academy.

One asked if he was, indeed, Michael B. Jordan. Another shouted: "You're from Black Panther!"

Jordan said in an Instagram post he was driving when he spotted the students doing jumping jacks. He wrote: "The sight of them inspires me & reminds me why I do what I do!"


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