I visited my old clinic Santa Clara Valley Medical Rehab Center in San Jose to spend some time with a 19 year old young man named NJ Foster who was attending San Jose State University. On his fifth day back from summer break NJ was walking down the street on-campus when suddenly a car hit him head on – throwing him 50 feet away from the scene of the accident and paralyzing NJ’s C1 vertebrae. NJ grew up an athletic kid attending Clayton Valley High School playing football and
Last night I visited San Mateo Juvenile Hall to speak to over 50 boys and girls about the mission of our Life Goes On Foundation and to instill some motivation, inspiration and hope within the kids. I could relate to these youngsters as I’m familiar with growing up in the East Bay and having experienced the struggles of trying to walk the right path in a world filled with little direction and so much temptation. I was able to spend two hours talking with the kids as I told th
This past weekend I took a trip up north to "Rain City" Washington itself - Seattle. I went up to compete in the NWBA National Tournament with my Sacramento Rollin' Kings squad. We faced off against Arizona, Oregon, Albuquerque and the host city Seattle. We beat all four teams and went to a 4-0 victory at the tournament. Our Sacramento Rollin' Kings are now ranked #5 in the nation! It was a pleasure to compete against such great teams and it was an even better feeling to win!