Drake Visits 11-Year-Old Heart Patient After Watching Her Dance Video

By Paris Close

August 21, 2018

Drake made a young fan's birthday hopes a reality this week.

The verdict may still be out on whether Kiki has love for the Canadian rapper, but he certainly has an admirer in Sofia Sanchez, the heart patient whose "In My Feelings" Challenge caught the emcee's attention on Monday (August 20).

Diagnosed with a condition that often leads to heart failure, Sofia recently underwent an open heart surgery and is awaiting a heart transplant at Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.

The 11-year-old's video of her doing the Kiki Dance down a hospital hallway while tethered to her IV pump reached viral stardom within less than a week.

Sofia recently celebrated her 11th birthday on Saturday (August 18) and had only two wishes on her big day: to receive a new heart and meet her idol, Drake.

The Scorpion star granted one of those wishes when he took a break from his tour to swing by and see Sofia in Chicago. The 31-year-old rhymester caught the cute moment on social media, posting an adorable black-and-white image of the two sporting beaming smiles.

TMZ reports Drake spent an hour speaking with his little follower about things like his music and love of cheerleading to their mutual interests — "Bieber and Owls and Basketball."

Me and my love Sofia talking about Bieber and Owls and Basketball💙💙💙

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Learn how you can support Sofia by visiting her GoFundMe page.

Photo: Getty Images

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