Watch the video below with youth, then use the questions below to have a mentoring conversation with them.

  1. How old was Jaide when she made varsity? What grade was she most likely in?
  2. What did Jaide teach her teammates to be?
  3. Jaide’s inspiration was a Major league pitcher named Jim Abbott who also only had one hand. Who is your inspiration and what similarities do you have?
  4. Jaide has to work harder because she was born with one hand. Was she will to do it?
  5. Being born with one hand does not define Jaide in her mind, what does? And how would you define her?
  6. How are you inspired by Jaide? And can you be inspired by someone that you see with a disability?