An ex-marine and a former college football player, Phillip Blanks, made the biggest andgreatest catch of his life when he saved a child thrown from a burning building over the weekend.
A shocking video showed the moment Blanks caught a three-year-old boy thrown from the balcony of a burning apartment complex in Phoenix, Arizona, on July 3, right before he hit the ground, KABC reported.
“Instinct. There wasn’t much thinking. I just reacted. I just did it,” he told the station.
The 28-year-old said he was always raised with the mindset to serve others.
Blanks served in the U.S.
Marines and currently has a job in the security industry.