Young adults with JA share insights on growing up and living life to the fullest with arthritis.
For 14 years, Shultz lived with systemic JIA without seeing a doctor. Now she is in charge of her life and health care – and has found a passion for helping others with chronic illness.
The singer/actress started singing at juvenile arthritis camp. Now she’s starring in a major summer movie – and soon on Broadway.
Anderson has set his sights on improving treatment options for children with arthritis.
Living with JA sparked a passion for empathy in patient care.
Diagnosed with JIA at age 4, bilingual Mejia Peña had to learn the language of independence and responsibility as she managed her disease.
Lingle gives back to the arthritis community by helping other young adults with the disease.
Ishihara gives it his all on the tennis court and gives back as a mentor for teens with arthritis.
Horonjeff celebrated getting her PhD with a tandem bike ride from NY to FL raising awareness for JA.
Since being diagnosed as a teen, this social worker has always aimed high. Most recently? Skydiving!
Deihl’s love of music fuels her fight with juvenile arthritis and her dreams of becoming a doctor.
“Without my chronic illness, I wouldn’t have found my passion for life.”
Peck is committed to raising awareness and reaching out to others dealing with juvenile arthritis.