Age: 13
Age at T1D diagnosis: 1

Grayson is an active guy who enjoys tennis, basketball, Star Wars, playing video games with his friends and participating in taekwondo where he has earned a second-degree black belt. He is also active with JDRF, and has participated in JDRF One Walk events, served as a junior ambassador at Gala, advocated for T1D within his state government and has lead several other fundraisers for JDRF. Grayson is excited to participate in Children’s Congress and speak about how advances in T1D technology have made his life easier, saying, “the less I have to think about type 1 diabetes, the easier it is to get back to normal stuff.”

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