As he passed through the waiting area before signing his contract, Aaron saw Avielle's face for the first time. He immediately burst into tears as he introduced himself to her as 'The baby that saved my life. Aaron and Shayanna Jenkins on July 10, 2006, at UMass Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts. Avielle Janelle Hernandez birth was one of the most widely publicized events since it happened just a week before her father committed to signing with the New England Patriots.