Hometown: Burnsville, MN
Diagnosis: Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT), which causes muscle weakness and atrophy, and some loss of sensation in the feet, the lower legs, the hands and the forearms.
Favorite School Subject/Activities: Art and time in the library.
Favorite People and/or Pets: I live with my parents, Alan and Dana, and my younger brother Hayden (7). I have a gecko named Echo and a dog named Ginger.
Interests: I enjoy acting and reading books. I am currently in the play Rumpelstiltskin Private Eye. I love speaking in front of groups and try to get big laughs! I would like to be a director or an actor when I grow up.
My Favorite Things About MDA: I LOVE MDA Summer camp! I attended camp for the second time last year and thought it was extraordinary! I can’t wait to go back.
5 Fun Facts About Me: 1. I love books! My favorite is “Seven Silly Eaters.” 2. My favorite movies are “Maleficent” and “Earth to Echo.” 3. I just wrote a book called “The Lunks.” 4. My favorite food is pizza. 5. I have two family pets.