Larry Jefferson has been putting on a big red suit and perfecting his best ho, ho, ho for nearly 20 years. The retired Army captain plays Santa at shopping malls, holiday parties, and charity benefits. He hit the big time this year when he was handpicked at a Santa convention to appear at the Mall… Read More
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Santa Larry was featured in People Magazine on December 2, 2016. Full Article is below, for Original Article: Click Here For the first time in the Mall of America’s nearly quarter-century history, shoppers are getting their first black Santa. Larry Jefferson, a retired U.S. Army veteran from Irving, Texas, is joining the Bloomington, Minnesota, mall’s roster… Read More
For the first time in its 24-year history, Mall of America welcomes Larry Jefferson as its first black Santa Claus.
“There need to be more Santas of color, because this is America, and kids need to see a Santa that looks like them,” Santa Larry Jefferson said.
Christmas in July may sound like a foreign concept, but it happens in Branson, Mo., where the annual Discover Santa Convention takes place.