Lives with: severe chronic asthma
Referred by: Jeff Gordon's Children's Hospital
Favorite Sport: basketball
Sports Hero: Dwayne Wade
Zachyus loves the game of basketball and the NBA team Miami Heat. When he grows up, he wants to be a basketball player in the NBA. He dreams of this because of his love for the game, but most importantly for the chance to give back to others and be a good role model, like that of Dwyane Wade. He is an amazing young man with a grown-up soul. Kindness and grace exude from Zachyus and his family. He so bravely faces and handles his condition on a daily basis.