Join Big Jim and Erin as they welcome Christa who is the mother of Jacob O'Connor. Jacob is the little hero who saved his brother from drowning after watching the Rock in his movie San Andreas. The Rock flew him and his family out to meet him.
Ladies and gentlemen, I finally met this real life 10yr old hero, Jacob O'Connor. He rescued his 2yr old brother after finding him facedown in their pool. I said, not only do I shake hands, but when I meet heroic kids, I give hugs.. now get in here. Despite the fact I looked like 9 ways of hell, battered and bloodied from my scenes, Jacob reluctantly, gave me a hug. ????????????. A very special day we had on our #Skyscraper set. #JacobOConnor #Hero
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Jacob was super nervous and shy the whole time we hung out, so it was fun getting him to laugh and talk. He threw me for an unexpected spin when he showed up on set wearing a shirt that he proudly made with my bull insignia on the front and on the back was the picture of me holding our two puppies, Brutus and Hobbs, after I rescued them from our pool. Seeing that picture on this boy's shirt, got me in the gut. Eventually, we would lose Brutus to heaven, but it wasn't the picture of Brutus that made me tear up, it was the fact that this 10yr old kid, had a heart big enough to put our puppies on his shirt after he saved his little 2yr old brother's life. What a special day. What a special kid. Thanks Jacob for being awesome and for being the kind of person we all aspire to be. ~ DJ
660.2k Likes, 4,554 Comments - @therock on Instagram: "Jacob was super nervous and shy the whole time we hung out, so it was fun getting him to laugh and..."