10/07/2013 06:23 pm ET

Asean Johnson, Kid Activist For Schools, Doubles As Football Star (VIDEO)

Asean Johnson, who recently made headlines for giving a heartfelt speech asking to save Chicago teachers while slamming the Board of Education that signed off recent budget cuts and teacher layoffs, revealed he's also a football star.

Johnson, who turned 10 Monday, explained a big play he made in a recent game during an interview on MSNBC's "The Ed Show."

See a clip from the show above.


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