Clemson Tigers freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence gushed that a meal consisting of fast food — which was held at the White House Monday — absolutely hit the spot.
What are the details?
Though Trump received backlash on the internet for serving fast food at the White House, the players apparently didn't seem to mind.
The menu — which Trump personally purchased — included fast food offerings from Wendy's, Burger King, McDonald's, and more.
The president opted to serve fast food for the event and indicated that the partial government shutdown had something to do with the decision.
"The President wanted to host a fun event to celebrate the College Football National Champion Clemson Tigers," a White House statement said. "Because the Democrats refuse to negotiate on border security, much of the residence staff at the White House is furloughed — so the President is personally paying for the event to be catered with some of everyone's favorite fast foods."
On Monday, Trump said, "I think we're going to serve McDonald's, Wendy's, & Burger King, with some pizza. I would think that's their favorite food."
"I think we're going to serve McDonald's, Wendy's, & Burger King, with some pizza. I would think that's their favorite food." — Trump, on Clemson football team visit pic.twitter.com/QPQ5SFSZhQ
— Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) January 14, 2019
The food was served on silver platters and the tables at the White House were decorated with gold candelabras during the evening's semi-formal event.
Trump tweeted Tuesday morning, "Great being with the National Champion Clemson Tigers last night at the White House. Because of the Shutdown I served them massive amounts of fast food (I paid), over 1000 hamberders [sic], etc."
"Within one hour, it was all gone," he added. "Great guys and big eaters!"
Great being with the National Champion Clemson Tigers last night at the White House. Because of the Shutdown I served them massive amounts of Fast Food (I paid), over 1000 hamberders etc. Within one hour, it was all gone. Great guys and big eaters!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 15, 2019
Lawrence told TMZ Sports that he "loved" the White House's menu.
"It was awesome," Lawrence told the outlet, grinning. "We had McDonald's and everything. It was good!"
Lawrence also said that he had hopes to visit the White House "a few more" times.
What about his faith?
Last week, TheBlaze reported on Lawrence's deep Christian faith, which the freshman quarterback is not ashamed to profess.
Lawrence is known to use his personal social media accounts to share the gospel and witness to others. Lawrence's Twitter bio features a sign that reads "Jesus" and states that he is "pursuing Him at all costs."
Last week, Lawrence expressed his gratitude at winning the national championship.
In an Instagram post, he wrote:
This is the word that continuously comes to mind when I think about this team. This place, this school, this season, this team, and this time is special. Words can't express the gratitude and appreciation I have for everyone involved and all who supported. To the seniors and guys who won't be coming back next season, you all are amazing, and thank you for all you've done for myself and for Clemson. (Also shoutout to the o-line and Chase Brice, cause they don't get enough credit). It's because of GOD'S grace this is all possible. The amazing thing is, the best is still yet to come. Keep your dreams bigger than your memories, cause we're not done yet.
Lawrence's Instagram regularly features inspirational Christian themes and scripture.
While he was attending a Christian concert in July, Lawrence wrote, "Amazed at God's grace. Blessed to meet some amazing people and start this Journey of bringing some of the kingdom down here to Earth. Let that light shine!"
In September, Lawrence told the Clemson Insider that he simply puts his "identity in what Christ says."
"[I] put my identity in what Christ says, who He thinks I am and who I know that He says I am," Lawrence said. "[I]t doesn't really matter what people think about me or how good they think I play."