Williams captured the nation's imagination by coaching his high school football
team to unprecedented heights while combating ALS and caring... Read More
Williams captured the nation’s imagination by coaching his high school football
team to unprecedented heights while combating ALS and caring for a son with
spina bifida. This is his family’s inspiring story.
met Jeremy and Jennifer Williams when Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
rebuilt their Depression-era farmhouse into a beautiful, handicapped-accessible
haven. Friends, family, and neighbors from their west Georgia community—and all
over the state—came together to support the ailing high school coach who had
won their respect and their hearts. It made for compelling television but only
told a little slice of the story. Tenacious gives you the rest—a tender
love story, a thrilling sports story, and an unforgettable testimony to the
power of faith and grit in the face of almost overwhelming adversity. In Tenacious
The distraught parents learning
their son would be born with spina bifida.
The young father facing his own
devastating diagnosis of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) with matter-of-fact
The coach who guided his
underdog team to a 10–0 Cinderella season—while struggling to walk, talk,
and even breathe.
of faith, hope, love, and miracles, Tenacious is a story you don’t want
Contributor(s)Jeremy Williams , Jennifer Williams , Robert Suggs
About the Contributor(s)Jeremy Williams , now retired from coaching, grew up in Columbus, GA, played college football at the University of Memphis...Jeremy Williams , now retired from coaching, grew up in Columbus, GA, played college football at the University of Memphis where he was team captain and won many honors, and coached at three high schools in the heart of Georgia, including nine years as head coach at Greenville High School in Meriwether County, where he was named National High School Coach of the Year in 2010. He lives with his family near Pine Mountain, GA, in the special home by ABC-TV’s Extreme Home Makeover.
Rob Suggs has been involved in three successful children's Bibles as writer, illustrator, or both. He and his wife, Gayle, have two children and live in Atlanta, Georgia.show more
Weight (lbs)0.58 lb
Case Weight (lbs)20.87 lb
Dimensions 8.38(h) x 5.63(w) x 0.75(d) inches
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