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15 year old Jacob travels the country to inspire people with his story

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In October 2023, Jacob spoke on to a group of runners in Philadelphia about his experience with Team Impact at their All in 5K race.


In September 2023, Jacob joined the coaches from the Big 5 schools in support of the American Cancer Society's Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser. 


In June 2023, Jacob inspired 1,000 people at TI's 12th annual Game Day Gala, sharing his journey and appreciation for Team Impact and the UPenn Men's Basketball team.


In January 2023, Jacob spoke to a crowd of 500+ at the Limb Kind Foundation's annual Show Your Shine event. 


In June 2022, Jacob gave the graduation speech at his middle school promotion, after winning the Principal's award.


In May 2022, Jacob honored Coach Donahue of UPenn Men's Basketball with the Team Impact Coach of the Year award at their annual Golf Tournament.


In February 2020, just after his amputation, Jacob spoke to a crowd of 350 at a fundraiser to raise money for his prosthetics. He wowed the crowd with his story and afterwards said, "I want to do that again!"


In April 2022, Jacob spoke durring Friday night services, to the Congregation at Beth Or (Maple Glen, PA) on what it's like living with a disability.

News Segments

In 2019, when Jacob was undergoing treatment, he was featured on a various news outlets.


2022 SRMS Principal Award Recipient

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