Indefinitely-suspended Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight superstar Jon Jones was recently captured making an appearance at a local Boys & Girls Clubs in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
In the TMZ video above, the former 205-pound champion addresses the children about working hard toward obtaining their goals in life.
"Work your hardest until you achieve what you want to achieve in life," said Jones. "Know that you guys can do anything that you want to do. If I did it, you guys can totally do it. So, believe in yourself."
Jones was stripped of his title and suspended on April 28, 2015, for his arrest stemming from an alleged involvement in a hit-and-run accident that left a pregnant woman with a broken arm. Jones was charged with a felony and his court case is still ongoing.
"Bones," to date, did not have to appear before a grand jury because the prosecution lacked two key pieces of evidence, but the court anticipates moving forward once it has a complete investigation.
Until then, Jones will remain on the sidelines, taking the necessary steps to get his priorities straight in his personal life before resuming his amazing mixed martial arts (MMA) career.
By all accounts, it appears that he is on a better path.
For a full timeline on Jones' arrest and suspension click here.