When high school student Jill tweeted a video of her classmate Jalen Brooks and his reaction to seeing live animals, she unknowingly created an Internet meme.
Jalen’s facial expressions have gone viral
— Jill (@JillieBean421) December 9, 2016
Since she posted the video on Dec 9, she’s received nearly 300,000 likes. Jalen’s video has appeared on Good Morning America and Buzzfeed.
Jalen says he lives by a zoo and has known animals his whole life. But he’s still always happy to see them.
— Sarrrrr (@s_schneider5) December 12, 2016