James Conner, an upcoming professional football player recently diagnosed with lymphoma – a form of cancer goes on Ellen to talk about what keeps him going and receives a surprise!

Determined to fight his illness, Conner continues to practice football and work out at the gym despite his illness. He has taken inspiration from another professional footballer- Eric Berry who has also suffered from the same illness in the past – and has since never let the illness take over his life.

Conner describes his brief phone call with Berry before shortly getting surprised by Berry himself!