My Daughter Met Bobby Brown & Declared It the "Best Day of Her Life" by Ash Benton

My Daughter Met Bobby Brown & Declared It the "Best Day of Her Life"

My daughter, Jada Hooks, has epilepsy. She has seizures every day. She still tries to work and lead a normal life. She loves music! She loves to dance! There’s one entertainer that truly stole her heart and she had one goal, one dream, and that was to meet Bobby Brown. Well, that dream came true this past weekend!

When I learned that Mr. Brown would be close by, I had to make this happen for my daughter. I drove her for eight hours (was only supposed to take 4 1/2, but traffic was horrific and she’d had three seizures) to Atlanta, Ga., to the Black Experience and Expo to meet her idol!

Mr. Brown took the time to talk with Jada, take photos with her, myself and my family, and even help with her pet turtle. Everyone was very welcoming! Bobby held her so tight and asked her how she was doing and if she’s being good. His beautiful wife, Alicia, ran to Jada, held her, looked her in the eyes and told her that she was beautiful. The meeting was so powerful!

Jada says she feels a strong connection to the singer as “he is different and so am I.” No matter what, always remember, FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS! Anything you want to accomplish, you can, no matter what disability you have.

Bobby, we are so grateful!

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Donna John
What a beautiful story, and what an amazing mom you are! Thank you for sharing this with us, and welcome to the tribe! Ash Benton
Ash Benton
I’m in tears!!! Thank you so very much and I am honored to be here! 👍🏾💚💚💚
Unbelievable. So happy for you both
Ash Benton
Thank you for your comment! It truly is! And very inspiring! 👐🏾👍🏾💚💚💚
Elisa Schmitz
OK, I'm in tears right now. This is so amazing! Thank you for sharing this incredible story with us, Ash Benton . You and your daughter are both so inspiring. Bobby Brown really did a good thing. So happy when I hear stories of celebrities that are positive like this. THANK YOU for making my day! And welcome to our community of writers at So happy to have you with us and can't wait for you to share more! xoxo
Meredith Schneider
Oh my goodness Ash Benton what an incredible experience for you daughter! And what an awesome Mom you are for making it happen for her. Nice to hear a positive celebrity experience. There is always so much negativity and drama in the news this should be shared everywhere. Big Welcome to the #30Seconds Tribe! :-)
Marjorie A. Carter
This was fabulous that you were about to have your daughter meet Bobby Brown and that he took the time to be with her and you. There are special people out there that will go out of there way to help others and he is one of them. I will be praying for both of you. God Bless Marge
Good to know about the fresh and fare realation of yours daughter. Thank you
Melissa Hurt
I love this! It's so nice to have a connection with a celebrity and he/she turns out to be a lovely person when you meet him/her. Nice work, Bobby!

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