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Vandalized Food Truck Gets New Look With Help From Jazz Guard Jordan Clarkson

Several Utah communities are stepping up to support the family whose food truck, World Famous Yum Yum Food Truck, was covered in racist vandalism earlier this week in Northern Utah. Among the top supporters is Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson who is helping pay for the truck’s new paint job.In addition, the Jazz have offered to sell the food truck’s food at home games next year and also gave the family six free tickets to the next playoff game against the L.A. Clippers, according to KUTV.


Ben Pierce, the owner of the food truck’s father, said new business opportunities are flooding in such as catering opportunities and other food truck spaces. Pierce said his family is very grateful for all the support and opportunity, but he wishes it didn’t take so much hurt for the opportunity to come their way. 

Tyler Hewitt is the web/social media assistant at UPR. He writes stories every day, updates the website and manages the station's Twitter and Facebook pages. Tyler is a senior at Utah State University and is studying public relations, marketing, and psychology. He loves to write, listen to music, play video games, play tennis and hang out with his fiancé and cat, Juno. He is a great plant dad and recently started collecting vinyl records!