In honor of Teacher Appreciation Month, Tennis star Venus Williams dropped in on her former teacher’s class to say thank you believing in her potential.
The 36-year-old headed back to her hometown to have an emotional reunion with her teacher at Mark Twain Middle School in Lynwood, California.
Venus says “Ms. Vellegas, I remember I felt inspired. I felt nourished. The care that she takes with each student, you can tell that there’s love in her heart.”
Watch the heartwarming moment below.