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Who Is JuJu Smith-Schuster? NFL Star Praised By Indians For For Donating $10,000

Who is JuJu Smith-Schuster? The NFL icon was praised by Indians for donating $10,000 as medical assistance for protestors in the Indian capital of New Delhi.

who is JuJu Smith-Schuster

On Thursday, NFL wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster donated $10,000 as medical assistance for farmers protesting in the Indian Capital of New Delhi. The protests have been going on since last year, as farmers remain against the three new agriculture laws passed. The Pittsburgh Steelers' wide receiver was among many foreign celebrities speaking up on the matter, especially after Rihanna tweeted about the same. 

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Fans react to JuJu Smith-Schuster's donation for farmer's protest in India

Fans remained grateful for the donation, many replying to Smith-Schuster's tweet my referring to him as generous. "Made my day," one user wrote, wishing him and his family love and happiness. Many shared additional information in the replies, hoping more people would become aware of the situation. "I‘ve always believed in the goodness of mankind and @TeamJuJu confirms," another user added. 

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Kyle Kuzma shares article on farmer's protest

NBA's Kyle Kuzma was also among foreign celebrities who tweeted about the protests, gaining support from Indian NBA fans who thanked him for tweeting. In his tweet, Kuzma urged people to talk about the matter, while also sharing an article. While Rihanna's tweet brought on conflicting responses from various people — including Indian celebrities — Kuzma mostly received support among the occasional joke from fans. 

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Who is JuJu Smith-Schuster? 

JuJu Smith-Schuster NFL career

Drafted by the Steelers in 2017, Smith-Schuster has played four NFL seasons and is one of the most remarkable wide receivers today. As per stats, he is currently the youngest NFL star to reach 2,500 career receiving yards. He is also the first player to have two offensive touchdowns of at least 87 yards. This summer, however, his rookie contract expired. 

There are reports about the wide receiver wanting to return to the Steelers, though he will surely be one of the biggest free agents the team will have. 

JuJu Smith-Schuster net worth

As per Celebrity Net Worth, Smith-Schuster's net worth is said to be $4 million. Currently, only four seasons in, the 24-year-old has earned mostly through his salary from the Steelers, which could increase in during his next contract. He was under a four-year $4.19 million deal with the team, which included a $1.19 million signing bonus. 

(DISCLAIMER: The above information is sourced from various websites/ media reports. The website does not guarantee a 100% accuracy of the figures.)

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(Image credits: JuJu Smith-Schuster Instagram)

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