Michael S.

Age: 59

Location: Texas

Injury or relation: Spinal cord injury, C7 for 8 years

Hobbies/Interests: Sports, biblical studies, mentoring/life-coaching

Why did you become a peer mentor? I experienced the help of a mentor during my recovery. This person had an effect on my attitude and I was grateful. I want to help other spinal cord injured patients to make the adjustment to living with paralysis.

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