Superstar NFL Player Visits Lockport HS

March 26, 2013 Updated Mar 26, 2013 at 6:57 PM EDT

By WKBW Admin

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March 26, 2013 Updated Mar 26, 2013 at 6:57 PM EDT

LOCKPORT N.Y. (WKBW) It was the surprise of a lifetime for 17-year old Tawfiq Baity from Lockport.

The junior high school student has cerebral palsy and cannot move his arms, but he is a big New England Patriots fan.

Last Fall, Tawfiq recorded a special video for WNY native and All-Pro Player - Rob Gronkowski, after the football player was injured in a game.

"I saw it on websites . . . so it was cool," added Rob Gronkowski.

Tuesday morning, Gronkowski and his brother Dan made a surprise visit to Lockport High School to thank Tawfiq in person.

Gronkowski presented the teenager with a signed Patriots football jersey and posed for pictures.

In return, Tawfiq offered the NFL star some advice: "You really have to take care of yourself in the off-season."

The comments made everyone in the room break out into laughter.

The event was organized and recorded for the internet by Hass Saddique, a Riverside High School graduate from Buffalo, who travels the country arranging life-changing events as part of Project S.W.A.G.G (Simple Winning Applying God's Gift).

"I think my God given gift is making people happy and helping people," said Saddique.