Jeremy

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Age: 17
Age at T1D diagnosis: 11

Jeremy is an active high school junior who enjoys spending time with his friends and snowboarding, and hopes to have a career in either zoology or marine biology. Jeremy has also participated in many JDRF One Walk events, helped chair the San Francisco One Walk, and has served as a mentor and JDRF Youth Ambassador. Jeremy is an avid T1D advocate—doing everything he can to raise awareness within his community—and looks forward to bringing his proactive attitude to D.C. “Whatever I end up doing in life, it will involve helping people and leading them in a positive direction. I want to make an impact.”

 

“Pleasanton teen attends Children’s Congress to lobby for diabetes funding,” Pleasanton Weekly, July 28, 2019