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Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
F12, T12

Further personal information

Partner Jasmine Murrell
Creole, English
Higher education
Communications, Marketing - Florida International University: Miami, FL, USA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics at Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind in St. Augustine, FL, United States of America.
Why this sport?
He began playing goalball at high school which led to him taking up Para athletics.
Club / Team
Pinnacle Athletic Development: United States

General interest

Travelling. (Facebook page, 24 Oct 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2010 he was named Outstanding Student Athlete of the Year in St. Augustine, FL, United States of America. (Facebook page, 24 Oct 2018)
Other sports
He was named an All-American in goalball at high school, and received varsity letters for both goalball and wrestling. He has also played goalball for the New Jersey Thunder in United States of America. (Facebook page, 24 Oct 2018;, 01 Aug 2018)
Famous relatives
His partner Jasmine Murrell has represented United States of America in Para athletics, and competed at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (Facebook page, 24 Oct 2018; Instagram profile, 06 Jul 2019;, 25 Aug 2019)
To compete at the Paralympic Games. He also aspires to work as the head of basketball operations for a team in the National Basketball Association [NBA]. (Facebook page, 24 Oct 2018;, 01 May 2018)
He was born with glaucoma, a condition that damages the eye's optic nerve. (, 01 May 2018)
Other information
He has also studied for a master's degree in sports and recreation management at Florida International University in Miami, FL, United States of America. (Facebook page, 24 Oct 2018)

He works as an account executive for US ice hockey team the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League [NHL] in the United States of America. (Facebook profile, 04 Oct 2019)

Born in Haiti, he moved to the United States of America with his family at age 10. "I was born in Haiti with glaucoma. At the age of 10 my parents moved my sister and I to the United States, not only for better education and opportunities, but for me to find the best treatment for my visual impairment." (Facebook page, 24 Oct 2018)