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Jaden

Age: 12 Age at T1D diagnosis: 5 Jaden is proud of himself for a number of reasons—and rightfully so—he and his baseball team won the Little League World Series in Colorado and he was presented with the “Excellence in Fundraising” award by JDRF! He’s also a proud JDRF Youth Ambassador, has participated in JDRF One […]

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Sophie

Age: 14 Age at T1D diagnosis: 2 Sophie is passionate about so many activities: from competitive soccer to jazz band, pep band and honors wind symphony, to National Junior Honors Society and Society of Women Engineers. Sophie is also incredibly passionate about raising awareness about T1D by being involved with JDRF, currently serving as the […]

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Emma

Age: 15 Age at T1D diagnosis: 3 Following Emma’s T1D diagnosis in 2007, her father was diagnosed in 2010, and one of her younger brothers was diagnosed in 2015. Since then, their whole family has been actively involved with JDRF by mentoring families and participating in support groups, in addition to raising funds through events […]

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Logan

Age: 12 Age at T1D diagnosis: 17 Months Logan enjoys being a collector, and is currently focused on collecting Hot Wheels and different kinds of money. He stays very active by running, cycling, swimming and playing tennis. Logan is especially proud of running with Team JDRF at the Disney 5K the past few years. He […]

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Owen

Age: 11 Age at T1D diagnosis: 8 T1D is no match for Owen, who earned his brown belt and moved into the advanced classes in karate last year. He competes in local and regional tournaments, and his goal is to earn his black belt. Owen also is on the Honor Roll at his school, which […]

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Duncan

Age: 16 Age at T1D diagnosis: 2 If you are looking for Duncan, he is probably on a soccer field. He plays for his high school’s team, a travel team with the Potomac Soccer Club and his rec league. Duncan also helped coach the soccer team at his former middle school. Duncan also enjoys playing […]

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Brock

Age: 11 Age at T1D diagnosis: 8 Brock loves playing sports, especially football, and has dreams of playing in the NFL one day. In addition to being an MVP quarterback, Brock is also a champion off the field when it comes to spreading awareness about T1D, raising $40,000 through his JDRF One Walk team and […]

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Caden

Age: 13 Age at T1D diagnosis: 6 If you want to know about all things basketball, Caden is your go-to guy! In addition to playing basketball at school, Caden serves as vice president of his school’s Junior Excel Club, a community service organization. Caden’s peers saw his natural leadership abilities with all the work he’s […]

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Cal

Age: 14 Age at T1D diagnosis: 6 Cal is the true definition of a T1D champion. Since he was diagnosed with T1D in 2011, he and his family have supported every event in every way possible. His ultimate goal in supporting JDRF’s mission, is to find a cure and live a life free of the […]

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Claire

Age: 12 Age at T1D diagnosis: 11 At just 12 years of age, Claire is quite an accomplished young woman. She is an athlete, photographer, actress, inventor and most recently appointed to Jane Goodall’s National Youth Leadership Council. After receiving her T1D diagnosis in March 2018, she was determined not to slow down. Claire has […]