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Washington’s Jamin Davis fulfilled a dream when he met racing idol Jimmie Johnson

It started with a graphic that flashed across ESPN when the Washington Football Team took Jamin Davis with the No. 19 overall pick in this spring’s draft. “Get to know Jamin Davis,” it read atop a list of items that included Davis’s hometown Ludowici, Ga., and the line: “Hoping to one day meet Jimmie Johnson.”
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Jamin Davis calls meeting Jimmie Johnson ‘dream come true’

Jamin Davis grew up watching Jimmie Johnson set records as a NASCAR Cup Series driver, hoping to one day get behind the wheel of a racecar himself. While the Washington Football Team’s first-round pick may have to settle for a career in the NFL instead, Davis did get the chance to meet his childhood hero Sunday ahead of the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix.
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Jamin Davis meets personal hero Jimmie Johnson

The rise of former Kentucky linebacker Jamin Davis has been fast. Prior to entering his name into the 2021 NFL Draft, many expected him as a late-round pick. That expectation didn’t last long as he skyrocketed himself into becoming a first-round draft pick by the Washington Football Team. During the...
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WFT's Jamin Davis Has ‘Dream Come True' Meeting NASCAR Legend Jimmie Johnson

Jamin Davis calls meeting Jimmie Johnson ‘dream come true’ originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington. Jamin Davis grew up watching Jimmie Johnson set records as a NASCAR Cup Series driver, hoping to one day get behind the wheel of a racecar himself. NBC Sports. While the Washington Football Team’s first-round...
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Jamin Davis meets Jimmie Johnson at Detroit Grand Prix

Jamin Davis is a huge racing fan. He wanted to race in NASCAR as a kid and also wanted to meet Jimmie Johnson. This was highlighted when he was drafted and Johnson invited him to a race. Washington fan Dale Earnhardt Jr. also wanted to help make this happen. Today is the day this childhood dream comes true for Davis!
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45-year-old IndyCar rookie Jimmie Johnson racing on Belle Isle

DETROIT – Jimmie Johnson has won a record-tying seven NASCAR Cup Series championships and 83 checkered flags. At 45 years old, Johnson retired from NASCAR and took on open-wheel racing, which he said has been a steep learning curve. “I have to say I was a little naïve. I thought...
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Jimmie Johnson Reveals His Welcome to NASCAR Moment

Jimmie Johnson ranks right up there with the best in NASCAR history. His seven championships tie him with Dale Earnhardt and Richard Petty for most all-time. He recently gave up his quest for an eighth title, retiring from the sport, and is now pursuing his passion – IndyCar racing. Johnson was a guest this week on the Endless Hustle podcast and took a stroll down memory lane.