KNOXVILLE TN, (WATE)-  AJ Cucksey is an 8-year-old who was diagnosed with now eight inoperable brain tumors. AJ was first diagnosed when he was four years old.

Cucksey, excited for his first day of third grade, told a joke for teachers, as seen in the video above.

AJ’s parents are asking for people to send the young man words of encouragement to:

P.O. Box 22266 KNOXVILLE, TN 37933