TALLAHASSEE, Fla.(WTXL) — Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow came to the Capitol City to crown a room full of special needs kids as Kings and Queens.
But Tebow says Friday night wasn't about him.
" I like Tebow he's a good football player at the Gators Hall of Fame," said David Yambar.
David Yambar came to a night to shine for fun he never thought he would get a chance to see his idol.
"We crown you as the King or the Queen of the Prom," said Tebow.
But on Friday night David saw his dream become a reality.
"A Night to Shine" is a prom for special needs adults, and kids and their families.
It's put on by the Tim Tebow Foundation.
Locally, the Genesis Church played a role in putting smiles on many faces.
Including Victoria Mickinney
"They did my hair I got a clip I had good a good time and I'm so excited...WOOH," said Victoria Mickinney.
Appearances from FAMU's Marching 100 and FSU cheerleaders pumped up the crowd.
"It's so special and I love it... it's truly the most special night of the year," said Tebow.
And it meant everything to Jonathan Faris who says even though he's a seminole, seeing the football legend made his night.
"This has topped it off I'm pretty impressed."
But David has one more request for Tim Tebow.
"Tebow I hope you go back to the Gator we need you back," said David.
A beautiful ending for Night to Shine's Kings and Queens.
721 churches participate from all over the world.
Genesis Church says for 6 years they've put this on and this is the first time he's come so it was a special moment for them as well.
ABC 27's Abbey Maurer was the host of this special event.