Other than Cena, no one has granted more than 200 wishes for the organization in its 42-year history.
WASHINGTON — Actor and WWE star John Cena has set a new record for most wishes. Non-profit organization Make a Wish. Sena has officially given 650 wishes to children suffering from critical illnesses.
The professional wrestler and actor is one of the most requested celebrities for the organization. Guinness World Records website. Make-A-Wish helps grant the wishes of children, typically between the ages of 2 and 18, who have been diagnosed with serious illnesses.
Other than Cena, no one has granted more than 200 wishes for the organization in its 42-year history. Cena, who is 45, began working with the organization in 2002, and a decade later, he granted Make-A-Wish’s 1,000th wish.
In 2015, Cena reached the milestone of 500 wishes granted for the organization when he visited Rocco Lanzer, a boy from Queens, New York, who had been diagnosed with leukemia.
“I just leave everything” Cena said in a 2015 Associated Press article. “If I can deliver a great experience, I’ll be first in line to play my part.”
Cena usually appears with one of his championship belts, which range from his 13 WWE Championships to his three World Heavyweight Championship titles. The kids spend the day with the Hollywood actor, taking photos and sometimes even taking him behind the ring ropes. Guinness World Records website.
“I want them to have an experience that stays with them forever,” Cena said. In 2015. “I never want children or their families to be treated in a way where they feel like they’re up against anything.”