comeback athlete of the week
comeback athlete of the week
comeback athlete of the week
Jayden shows his skills on the football field. Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is happy to do their part to help Jayden achieve his dream of a college scholarship.(Photo: John Petrini)
Jayden shows his skills on the football field. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is happy to do their part to help Jayden achieve his dream of a college scholarship.(Photo: John Petrini)

Jayden Stimpson

Age: 17

Children’s care team: Dr. Cliff Willimon, Renata Armendariz (Sports Physical Therapist)

Sport: Track (Previously Football and Soccer)

Story:
A few minutes into the first quarter of his first football game of the season, Jayden dislocated his knee and sustained a few other serious injuries in his leg as a result. Jayden received treatment from Dr. Willimon and currently is receiving rehab treatments from Renata Armendariz his physical therapist. Jayden refers to Dr. Willimon and Renata as his “recovery team”.

While Jayden continues his journey to full recovery, he pivoted his sporting endeavors from soccer and football to track and field. He is currently putting all of his focus and energy into this pursuit in the hopes of securing a college track scholarship next year.

Jayden’s a super-resilient athlete with a great attitude and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is happy to have been a part in Jayden’s continuing athletic journey!

Goals:
Jayden’s goal is to join his school’s track team in the spring and secure a scholarship for college.

Colleen Branch

Brandon Beckham

Janie Sandel

Nate Roberts