Donte Godfrey was at a backyard party in June of 2016 when he suddenly found himself engulfed in flames after tripping near a fire pit.

The incoming Patchogue-Medford junior was rushed to an area hospital for treatment of 2nd degree burns over 40 percent of his body.

He returned to football that August.

| story by Nicholas Esposito • production by Benny Migliorino