Jake Marrazzo is an nineteen-year-old Sophomore at Wheaton College in Norton, MA. He is the author of a children’s book, One Wants to be a Letter.
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Jake and Sheryl Marrazzo appeared on the Dr. Phil Show in April of 2020. Jake shared with Dr. Phil that he doesn’t let Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy slow him down and wants to share his positive message with younger children dealing with their diagnosis. Watch a clip of Jake and Sheryl on the show.
Sheryl Marrazzo competed in the Title 9 Women’s Sprint Triathlon in Hopkinton for the sixth time in 2018. This time was different as she pulled 15-year-old Jake for the duration of the race’s swimming, biking and running courses using both an inflatable raft and a special $5,000 running chair.
Jake Marrazzo was chosen to be featured as one of WCVB Channel 5 Boston’s A+ Students on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Antoinette Antonio interviewed Jake and he shared how he has not let Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy keep him from pursuing his dreams of performing on Broadway, driving a car and helping to cure his disease.