Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2016: Jeron Teng wins Favorite Asian Sports Star
Watch Jeron's video acceptance speech here

FAVE SPORTS STAR. Jeron Teng thanks fans for voting for him as their Fave Sports Star in this year's Kids' Choice Awards. Screengrab from Facebook/Nickelodeon

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. –