CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Students at Julian Mitchell Elementary learned the importance of healthy eating from a recognizable celebrity Thursday.
Subway spokesman Jared Fogle became very popular when he lost hundreds of pounds on the "Subway diet." Thursday afternoon, he spoke to students at Julian Mitchell about the importance of eating healthy and staying fit.
It is all part of Subway's P.E.P program, which encourages kids to play more and eat right.
"One of the things I really offer is that personal testimony to the kids and the fact that they know me as Jared the Subway guy to get my foot in the door with him and take my message to heart and hopefully make better decisions than I did."
Jared lost almost 250 pounds eating healthy and working out.
He is taking his message to school children all over the country.