Meet Jeramiha, MDA’s 2016 State Goodwill Ambassador from West Virginia


Jeremiah WV

Hometown: Weston, West Virginia

Age: 14

Diagnosis: Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a genetic disorder characterized by progressive muscle degeneration and weakness. It is one of nine types of muscular dystrophy.

Favorite School Subject/Activities: I love anything to do with sports!

Favorite People and/or Pets: I live with my mom Ashley, stepdad Daniel, and siblings Dakota, Jayleigh, and Malik. I have two dogs: Boomer and Zailey.

Interests: I love football, baseball, WWE wrestling, Nascar, and UFC.

My Favorite Things About MDA: My family and I have participated in and raised over $4,000 for Muscle Walk.  I have also attended Lock-Ups, and I have been a local ambassador.

5 Fun Facts About Me: 1. I attend Christian club. 2. I have a passion for sports. 3. I know everything about football. 4. I play video games. 5. I like animals.