JSU’s ‘Snacks’ Will Appear Live Thursday Morning On ‘TODAY’ Show After Epic 3-Pointer
(JACKSON, Miss.) – Thomas Lee, aka “Snacks,” will appear live at 10 a.m. tomorrow on NBC’s “TODAY with Hoda & Jenna” after becoming a viral sensation when the student manager suited up and then hit an improbable long-range 3-pointer in his first and final appearance with the JSU Tigers.
The shot by the graduating senior sent the crowd into a thunderous frenzy. Remarkably, the single play has netted more than 5 million views and caught the attention of ESPN, TMZ, USA Today, and many other national media outlets. Even NBA player Kevin Durant has weighed in to congratulate him, saying, “I see u snipe 🖤.”
The contribution by “Snacks” added to the final winning score as Jackson State University wrapped up its regular-season SWAC play with a commanding victory over the University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff.