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Jordan Clarkson help rehabilitate vandalized Filipino food truck in Utah

 NBA's Utah Jazz Guard Jordan Clarkson took to social media and expressed sadness over a Filipino food truck at Salt Lake City's with was being vandalized with anti-Asian hate images and words.

The Filipino-American NBA player tweeted on June 10, 2021 and urged to stop Asain Hate that exponentially increasing over the past months amid the pandemic.

"It hurt me deeply to see that Salt Lake’s @yumyumasian food truck was recently vandalized – I know the pain that hateful language and racism causes," he said. 

He also shared before and after images of the redesigned Filipino food truck with the help of Identity Graphx. He paid for the

With help from @identitygraphix we’ll be able to restore the truck and hopefully lift Ben and his family’s spirit," he wrote.

interior cleaning, detailing as well as the brand-new exterior new look.

The food truck being run by Ben Pierce and his 21-year-old son, Brevin, thanked Clarkson and the support that they have received from the community. 

"It has been an emotional few days. The love and support that we got from all of you has been deeply heartfelt. My family can't thank you guys enough. Special thanks to Utah Jazz's Jordan Clarkson and Dan from Identity graphics for the new look. 

"We want to thank everyone individually in a couple weeks when we have our LOVE celebration in the park and feed the community. Thanks to Mayor Joy Petro, Councilman Clint Morris, Councilman Zach Bloxham, Dustin, everyone in the neighborhood and all of you angels. Love prevails. 

"We are going to have our grand reopening this Saturday at the Philippine indenpence day celebration in slc," Yum Yum food truck wrote.

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