A Kansas City Chick-fil-A employee’s rendition of “God Bless the USA” has gone viral (video below), racking up more than 15 million views as of this writing.
Dontarius Jamel Young is a team leader at Chick-fil-A. He is also an amazing singer.
On Veteran’s Day, Young sang “God Bless the USA” and his performance was met with a huge round of applause from customers, the Kansas City Star reported.
One customer, Frances West, captured the moment on video and posted the performance on Facebook on Nov. 11. It’s been viewed more than 15 million times and received more than 10,000 comments.
“Makes me wish I lived in Kansas so I could come listen!!!” one commenter wrote on Chick-fil-A’s Facebook page.
Young took to his own Facebook page on Nov. 12 to thank everyone who viewed and shared the video.
“Wow! I am truly overwhelmed! I have always been very patriotic and have always loved to sing! The fact that God's favor is being shown to me and in such an apparent way, literally leaves me speechless! 1,000,000 views! Thank you all so much! Im so excited to see what is in store and I am very grateful to have been blessed with so many beautiful and loving people in my life! It's only up from here, I still believe!!!”
Young, who also sang at the Chick-fil-A on Memorial Day and the Fourth of July, will be singing again for Christmas. An official date has not been scheduled yet.