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2023 Delegates from Mississippi

  • JuJu

    Mississippi, 2023

    Age: 4 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 2

    JuJu is known as the hero amongst his family, and it’s easy to see why! Juju was diagnosed with T1D when he was only... Read More

2019 Delegates from Mississippi

  • Andrew

    Mississippi, 2019

    Age: 11 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 8

    Andrew enjoys Nascar, antique cars, hunting and playing basketball. At school he enjoys math and science, and is a proud member of both... Read More

  • Mary Blair

    Mississippi, 2019

    Age: 6 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    Mary Blair is one active little girl! She loves participating in ballet and art classes, playing tennis, and is an avid reader as... Read More

2017 Delegates from Mississippi

  • Annabelle

    Mississippi, 2017

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    Annabelle enjoys deer hunting, fishing, softball and cheerleading. She wants to attend college and pursue a career in public relations or education. Annabelle... Read More

  • Sarah

    Mississippi, 2017

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 10

    Sarah is involved in theater, sings in choir and plays varsity soccer and tennis. In the future, she wants to major in history... Read More

2015 Delegates from Mississippi

  • Drew

    Mississippi, 2015

    Age: 13 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 12

    Considering becoming either a computer engineer for Nintendo or a history professor, Drew is already well on the way to aligning his passions... Read More

  • Cooper

    Mississippi, 2015

    Age: 13 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 12

    Diagnosed just a few months after his twin brother Drew received word that he had T1D, Cooper already “knew what I was in... Read More

2013 Delegates from Mississippi

  • Catrina

    Mississippi, 2013

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 11

    As a blogger, JDRF ambassador, and dedicated T1D advocate, Catrina is a girl on a mission. “Because type 1 diabetes affects every moment... Read More

2011 Delegates from Mississippi

  • Mary

    Mississippi, 2011

    Not long after the Muths family endured Hurricane Katrina, Mary started showing symptoms of type 1. Her mother recognized the symptoms because Mary's cousin also has type 1. So Mary... Read More

  • Preston

    Mississippi, 2011

    Preston is young for a history enthusiast. But then again, Preston's accomplishments – especially in advocating for diabetes research funding – are all impressive, especially for his young age. Read More

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