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Jeff Hobbs          

Motivational Speaker, Advocate for People with Disabilities

Jeff Hobbs inspirational story of perseverance and overcoming adversity has been featured in the Comcast SportsNet television production series, “GUTS: The Jeff Hobbs Story” and the PBS special, “Heart of a Champion.” He has appeared in some of the nation’s most prominent newspapers including the Chicago Tribune, the Houston Chronicle, and the Miami Herald.

Born with spastic quadriplegia, the most serious and disabling form of spastic cerebral palsy, Jeff’s muscles involuntarily and continuously contract, making issues of balance and movement a challenge. Despite these difficulties, Jeff has always loved and sought to compete in the world of sports.

After being cut from numerous teams – including those with a no cut policy - Jeff carved his own path. His hard work and dedication led him to compete at the collegiate level. The inspirational affect he had on teammates, competitors, and spectators alike was universal, and at the end of his collegiate career, he had an annual race renamed in his honor.

Since graduation, Jeff has worked as a professional speaker. He has shared his motivational message across the United States. Jeff is an advocate for people with disabilities and believes in inclusion for all.


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