Meet Amiiri!



Meet 12-year-old Amiiri, who was born healthy and happy. Amiiri, however, was a year old when he and his mom survived a tragic car accident. He endured a traumatic brain injury and was in a coma for several months. The accident also caused cerebral palsy. Amiiri has mobility and cognitive challenges, but he remains active and amazing.

Amiiri has numerous interests and a special talent. He watches the cartoons Garfield and Scooby Doo. He loves

watching his brother play soccer in middle school. He listens to a variety of music, but his favorite song is “Beat It” by Michael Jackson. In fact, Amiiri’s passion is music. He and his mom travel and sing for different events at middle schools and talent shows. The daughter and son team sing songs by Bruno Mars, John Legend and other contemporary artists. He is a social butterfly who makes friends everywhere. He has a kind heart and always gives compliments to see people smile. Amiiri clearly has unparalleled strength and drive that inspires everyone. His life is the greatest performance of all.

Amiiri needs a therapy tricycle to improve his leg strength and balance.


We would like to thank the Athletes Helping Athletes Foundation for being Amiiri’s sponsor!