Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2016: Jeron Teng wins Favorite Asian Sports Star

MANILA, Philippines – La Salle basketball star Jeron Teng won the Favorite Asian Sports Star award at the 2016 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. (READ: FULL LIST: Winners, 2016 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards)

Jeron beat out Kim Kurniawan of Indonesia, Pandelela of Malaysia, and Irfan Fandi of Singapore for the honor. 

"Wow! Thank you so much guys. I wanna thank everyone who supported and voted for me. 

"And I just feel really blessed right now, and I just hope for the kids to... I hope I can inspire them to be a student-athlete like me. And God bless everyone," he said. 

Jeron is one of two Filipino personalities who won in this year's Kids' Choice Awards. (READ: PH stars nominated in Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2016)

Eat Bulaga's Maine Mendoza won the Favoirte Pinoy Personality award, beating Kathryn Bernardo, Enrique Gil, and James Reid. –