In his debut book, New Orleans Saints super-fan Jarrius “JJ” Robertson shares the secrets to his inspiring courage and perseverance. At only 16 years old, Jarrius has already survived a year-long coma, 13 surgeries, and 2 liver transplants. Known for his joyful and hilarious personality in the face of a life filled with challenges, Jarrius was the perfect selection for the 2017 Jimmy V ESPY Award for Perseverance, and he has gone on to share the message of his organ donation nonprofit It Takes Lives to Save Lives around the country.
This book features Jarrius’ motivational story and is full of his trademark sense of humor. Jarrius also shares …
Advice on how readers can overcome obstacles in their own lives
Inspiration for kids looking to get involved in their communities
Fun sports facts and stories
Full-color photos throughout the book of Jarrius’ life from childhood to today