Emmett Jakubowski has agreed to be the official 11 Day Power Play Ambassador! Emmett is an 11 year old 6th grade gifted and talented student who attends the Fredrick Law Olmsted school in Buffalo, NY. He excels at school and is passionate about playing ice hockey. In November 2015 he was diagnosed with two forms of Leukemia, ALL and CML. He received a Bone Marrow Transplant in February 2016, from a 33 year old male who lives somewhere in the USA. He relapsed 80 days after the transplant and was give healthy white blood cells called Leukocytes. He developed Graft vs Host disease and has remained in remission since June 2016.
Emmett represents the courage and toughness it will take to get through the tough times during this event. He will undoubtedly inspire everyone and we are excited to have him on board!