The cornerback, like all Virginia Tech players, got a $470 gift card to Best Buy as part of the team’s Russell Athletic Bowl swag.
He tweeted Monday that he spent his money on three kids from the Bahamas he met in the store, adding that teammates Tariq Edwards and Marcus Davis chipped in for some PlayStation 3 games.
The good deed spread on Twitter and later made its way onto Deadspin.
Exum wasn’t alone. Several other players, including kicker Cody Journell, gave the remaining balance on their cards to families trying to finish up some last-minute shopping.
The Hokies have another practice in Orlando this afternoon. I’ll have an update afterward.