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Buccaneers Quarterback Jameis Winston Accepts Christ and is Baptized at Outreach Event

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    Veronica Neffinger wrote her first poem at age seven and went on to study English in college, focusing on 18th century literature. When she is not listening to baseball games, enjoying the…

  • 2016 Mar 07

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston recently accepted Christ and was baptized at a conference hosted by Pro Athletes Outreach. reports that Winston, who has come a long way since his troubled college days at Florida State, was baptized along with his girlfriend, Breion Allen, during the four-day conference in Colorado Springs.

The conference is an annual event that draw hundreds of professional athletes and their significant others and includes prayer, inspirational speakers, worship, and other events.

Allen posted a video to her Instagram of herself and Winston getting baptized at the conference.

“Last night I accepted Christ into my life for the first time. So thankful for this #PAO experience for helping me grow closer in my faith and to be around people trying to do the same,” posted Allen.

Publication date: March 7, 2016