In fact, Joyner was so moved that he has offered to pay for Jeantel to attend the historically black college of her choice. And she's accepted.
Joyner explained the offer in an open letter to Jeantel and "all the young people in this country who, through no fault of their own, find yourself living in underserved communities and not yet figuring out your way in this world."
"I realized a hug wasn't enough," Joyner wrote in the letter posted Wednesday on BlackAmericaWeb.com.
Wednesday night, Joyner and Jeantel appeared on Headline News, where she thanked the talk-show host. Asked if she would accept his offer, she said simply, "I will." No details were discussed.