Russell Wilson puts green thumb to use at Seattle school

Oct 13, 2015, 6:38 PM | Updated: 10:06 pm
Russell Wilson got out his green thumb at Seattle’s Dunlap Elementary, planting native plants...
Russell Wilson got out his green thumb at Seattle's Dunlap Elementary, planting native plants around the school. (AP)
(AP)

Seahawk Russell Wilson recently took his duties as a United Way spokesperson to Seattle’s Dunlap Elementary School.

Wilson visited Dunlap Elementary with fellow Seahawks Will Pericak, Kristjan Sokoli and Mark Glowinski as part of the United Way’s Hometown Huddle initiative – an annual event that features NFL players contributing to their local communities.

Wilson put the gardening gloves aside and tackled the dirty job with his bare hands. The quarterback planted native plants adjacent strawberries around the school.

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Russell Wilson puts green thumb to use at Seattle school