A waiter was having a challenging shift took an incredible turn when singer Jason Derulo left him a life-changing tip of $5,000, enough to cover an entire semester of college tuition.
Jordan Schaffer, a waiter at Charleston's in West Omaha, couldn't believe his eyes when he saw the generous tip written on the check. Overwhelmed with gratitude, he expressed, "I couldn't believe it. Like, seeing $5,000 written out on the check was just — it was, like, heart-stopping, you know."
Little did Jordan know that he would be serving a party of 18 people on that eventful March 7 shift. To his surprise, the group turned out to be none other than Jason Derulo and his entourage. Jordan couldn't contain his shock, exclaiming, "I was, like, 'Seriously?' What the heck is Jason Derulo doing in Omaha?"
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The group included Derulo's family and business partner, who had invested with him in a new women's volleyball team in Omaha. Jordan was determined to provide them with an exceptional dining experience, and he praised his team for making everything run smoothly. He believed they had delivered a "perfect" service.
Jason Derulo must have been impressed as well, because he left an extraordinary tip that left Jordan in awe. Overwhelmed by the gesture, Jordan took to TikTok to share his experience, expressing how his heart was racing after seeing the number on the check. In the heartfelt TikTok video, Jordan revealed that the tip would cover one semester of his college tuition. As his tuition payment was due the previous week and he had fallen short, the tip lifted a tremendous burden off his shoulders, easing a lot of stress in his life.
Jordan couldn't contain his gratitude and shared his appreciation on the TikTok post, writing, "Serving @jasonderulo and his family is something I'll never forget. I cannot say thank you enough." Jason Derulo, touched by Jordan's gratitude, responded by acknowledging the exceptional care Jordan had provided. He wrote, "Thank you for taking such great care of our fam. Keep spreading the love bro." Jason even reposted the video on his own account, adding the caption, "Blessed to be a blessing," according to the Today Show.
This heartwarming story is a reminder of the impact a simple act of kindness can have on someone's life. Join us in celebrating the generosity of Jason Derulo and the resilience of individuals like Jordan Schaffer, who work tirelessly to pursue their dreams. Stay tuned to Good Morning America for more uplifting stories that showcase the goodness in the world.