Jeni Newman , the youngest of 5 was born with Myelomeningocele Spina Bifida. She lives in Florida . Growing up for Jeni was typical . She had her yearly doctors appointments and daily struggles in school. PE was her favorite class and like many other individuals with Spina Bifida, math was her least favorite subject in school.

What kept Jeni going ? SPORTS!! Jeni is very active . She loves to play basketball . Jeni plays for a team called Sunrise Suns .

Jeni has been playing basketball since 2010. She plays as the Forward or the guard for her team . At this time Jeni does not have any future goals for herself . Jeni wants the future to know that if you put your mind to it , you can achieve it !