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2023 Delegates from Arkansas

  • Chloe

    Arkansas, 2023

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 9

    Chloe is a very outgoing and bubbly person, so she’s a pro at telling her T1D story. She has done radio and TV interviews... Read More

  • Theo

    Arkansas, 2023

    Age: 6 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 1

    Theo recently played in his first chess tournament where he won 3 games! He also loves soccer, both watching it and playing it. Whenever... Read More

2019 Delegates from Arkansas

  • Jack Walker

    Arkansas, 2019

    Age: 12 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 2

    Jack Walker loves being outdoors, spending his time hunting, hiking and mowing the lawn. Jack Walker also enjoys drawing, writing, and learning about... Read More

  • Kasey

    Arkansas, 2019

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    Kasey is always standing up for the rights of others, and plans to pursue a career in human or animal rights someday. Kasey... Read More

  • Makenzie

    Arkansas, 2019

    Age: 11 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 11 months

    Makenzie shines onstage as a talented actor, singer, hip hop dancer and videographer. She enjoys performing in her school plays and with... Read More

  • Zane

    Arkansas, 2019

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 8

    Since Zane was diagnosed with T1D at age eight, he and his family have been an unstoppable force for the T1D community. In... Read More

2017 Delegates from Arkansas

  • Garner

    Arkansas, 2017

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 9

    Garner plays football, baseball and basketball—and he tries not to let T1D slow him down. He takes part in JDRF One Walk, serves... Read More

  • Kathlyn

    Arkansas, 2017

    Age: 12 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 8

    Kathlyn is a straight-A student and a member of a competitive dance team. She also serves as a JDRF Youth Ambassador, and organized... Read More

2015 Delegates from Arkansas

  • Austin

    Arkansas, 2015

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 10

    Stretching boundaries comes easily for Austin, a competitive cyclist who rides hundreds of miles each week. “I push myself to limits not just... Read More

  • Isabella

    Arkansas, 2015

    Age: 13 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 9

    “I absolutely love getting to promote type 1 diabetes in my community,” shares Isabella. A three–time recipient of the prestigious JDRF Walk Golden... Read More

2013 Delegates from Arkansas

  • Jonathan

    Arkansas, 2013

    Age: 12 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 7

    Jonathan understands how closely funding research and finding a cure are intertwined. “We need to find a way to prevent type 1 diabetes... Read More

  • Miles

    Arkansas, 2013

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 9

    JDRF has taken Miles to new heights. After a JDRF rock-climbing event, Miles began climbing competitively, and even earned a high ranking in... Read More

2011 Delegates from Arkansas

  • Davis

    Arkansas, 2011

    Davis was diagnosed at age six, and says many people don't fully understand the "behind the scenes" challenges of type 1. His older brother Jett, who was also diagnosed two years ago, at 15, says he had never before realized how difficult the disease can be. Read More

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