Dakota is just your average everyday teenager who loves snowboarding, earned a black belt in taekwondo and has become quite an accomplished golfer. He’s also spent a good chunk of his life dealing with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Now he’s giving his time and effort to helping others who’ve found themselves in the same unfortunate circumstances as he did.
"It's inspirational, honestly, to me. I've never had anything like that in my life. So when I look at kids that have had way tougher times than me, it's an inspiration. It makes me want to play for them, and play better, because of it. Give them hope
Once he (Dakota) gets past this fight, there's nothing that can stop him."
U.S. Open Champion