Montel Williams tweeting back teens in Northeast Ohio

Published: Oct. 27, 2014 at 10:49 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 5, 2016 at 5:42 PM EDT
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On Friday, not many knew national

was right in the middle of Chardon Hilltoppers High School Football Team's big win in Chardon, Ohio. Williams didn't make a big deal about it.

Williams and Chardon High School go way back on social media. He first reached out to students in 2012 right after TJ Lane shot and killed 3 of their classmates.

Williams gave his support and advice. He reached out again to Chardon earlier this year when Lane broke out of prison.

However, Williams always keeps his social media doings on the down low. He told Scott Taylor he doesn't do it for the recognition.

"I feel really bad about even having this part of the interview because this is not what I'm doing this for. I could care less
if anybody in the Country even knows I have spoken to one child.  That's now why I am doing this," Williams said. 
Williams recently reached out to Bay High School students after the ice bucket challenge attack on a 15-year-old teen who is autistic.
On Friday, 19 Action News Reporter Scott Taylor noticed Montel was tweeting with students who attend Marysville-Pilchuck High School - the scene of the most recent school shooting.
Williams was retweeting tweets of support and love from Chardon students so teens from Marysville could see them.   

"I believe in this country. They are the ones who are going to make us all move forward. We need to do something as adults
to help lead them and leadership isn't all about spotlights. Leadership is about leadership," said Williams. 
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