Happy 28th Birthday, J.J. Watt!

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HOUSTON – It's J.J. Watt's birthday! The Houston Texans defensive end turned 28 Wednesday.

Oh the difference a year has made for the Texans star. 

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In an interview earlier this year, Watt told reporters he’s training normally again after a season-ending injury to his back.

In 2017, Watt also posted his first photo with his girlfriend Kealia Ohai on Facebook.

He's also been keeping up with his charity work with the J.J. Watt Charity Classic, and reaching out to children. He recently donated soccer jerseys and new nets to middle-school students. He also surprised a boy hurt in a car crash with a new jersey.

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Posted by KPRC2 / Click2Houston on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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