It takes a lot of courage to step onto a stage and perform, especially when you’re just a toddler. But that’s exactly what 3-year-old Drake Winslow did when he sang the National Anthem in front of a crowd of 6,000 people. And let me tell you, his performance was nothing short of amazing.

Drake Winslow performing

Drake’s love for singing has been evident since he was a baby. His mom, Chelsea, says he would often sing around the house, but his favorite song has always been the Star Spangled Banner. So when the opportunity came for Drake to perform at the School Day game in Syracuse, New York, he didn’t hesitate.

“He’s too little to realize how big of a deal it is,” says Chelsea. “We just try to stay calm for him and not really talk it up. We don’t ask him if he’s nervous. So then maybe he won’t think of that. I don’t think he really knows what nervous is yet.”

Drake with his mom, Chelsea

And Drake’s lack of nerves definitely showed during his performance. He flawlessly sang the National Anthem, capturing the hearts of everyone in the audience. His talent and confidence were so impressive that the crowd couldn’t help but give him a standing ovation.

Drake’s performance has already touched the hearts of nearly half a million people who have watched the video online. It’s no wonder why. Watching this little boy fearlessly sing on stage is simply heartwarming.

“I hope he continues to do what he loves to do,” says Chelsea. “It makes so many people happy.”

Drake’s story is truly inspiring. It reminds us that age is just a number when it comes to pursuing our passions. So let’s celebrate this brave toddler and his incredible talent. Share his uplifting story with your friends and family so they can experience the joy too.

Watch Drake’s adorable performance here: