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Saquon Barkley Gets Birthday Toast From Jay-Z, Usher, & Diddy

Some people get a free birthday shake at The Field or a hat at the Phyrst on their birthday.

If you’re Saquon Barkley, you get Jay-Z, Usher, and Diddy singing to you and acknowledging your greatness. Either one works, right?

Such a celebrity-studded celebration was only fitting for Penn State’s own NFL Rookie of the Year, who signed with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation sports agency last year. Amid the red carpet style fashions and personnel was a more familiar birthday tradition.

After his fame-tiered accolades came a three-tiered birthday cake (the usual), allowing our rookie to blow out his candles like a normal birthday boy. Of course, cake probably didn’t fit the diet of such a star athlete, but Saquon was grateful for the elaborate celebration and sang along anyway.

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Chloe Elizabeth Paul

Chloe is a sophomore from (the city with the best reputation, in all aspects) Cleveland, OH. Studying psychology and political science, she also loves to find the tea on the happenings of State College to let the people know what's new. Always on the go, she's very open to generous Starbucks donations (iced lattes with skim)! If you ever have something cool and newsworthy to share, feel free to reach her at [email protected]


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