For the first time ever, the Mall of America is hosting an African-American Santa.
Santa’s real name is Larry Jefferson, and he hails from Texas. (Don’t let your kids read this.)
“It’s no big deal, I’m still Santa, I just happen to be a Santa of Color,” Jefferson told CNN affiliate WCCO.
Jefferson will spend four days taking pictures with families and listening to Christmas wishes, by appointment only.
“We are looking to have a Santa for everyone,” Santa Experience owner