Sullivan previously surprised two schools in Jackson, Miss. and Pensacola, Fla. with funding for school mental wellness activities. And, Sullivan’s youth outreach program is inspired by his own IRL role as a father: He’s one dad who rocks short shorts, much like his This Is Us co-star Milo Ventimiglia.
“I agree with short shorts. I have a few pairs myself,” Sullivan quipped. “Short shorts season is on its way out, but it’s a classic bit of dad style. Milo might not be a dad, but I am and it’s that classic 1982 short shorts that I approve of.”
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