There is no better surprise than having your mother come home from serving abroad, especially when you really and truly have no clue that it was going to happen. Lt. Col. Cotina Jenkins-Sellers pulled off the brilliant surprise when she returned to San Antonio from Kuwait and made a grand appearance during her 13-year-old son’s middle school basketball game.

Derrick’s coaches played an instrumental role in making it so Derrick would be shooting a free throw
(courtesy of a staged technical foul) just as his mother would enter the gym at Legacy Middle School. Grab the tissues.

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