Texans' DeAndre Hopkins helps build a playground at Thompson Elementary

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Wild Card Round - Oakland Raiders v Houston Texans

Growing up in South Carolina, some of Texans Pro Bowl wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins' favorite moments were spent on a playground.

"My experience with a playground, my first experience, was of course one that I remember to this day," Hopkins said."I remember being out there with my sisters and my brothers on a swing, jumping, see who could jump the furthest, doing a lot of things."

On Wednesday, Hopkins helped build a modern playground at Thompson Elementary School in Houston along with partners Target and Kaboom! with more than 200 volunteers pitching in. Hopkins did a lot of hands-on work with the construction at the Aldine Independent School District school.

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