“I don’t quit, you don’t quit.” This is the mantra of Kevin Brooks, one of the most memorable and well-known motivational speakers in Canada. Paralyzed in 2000 when he was just 21 years old, Kevin has gone on to put a silver lining on a bad situation, making a difference in the lives of the thousands who have heard him speak.
But becoming a motivational speaker didn’t happen right away. Responsible for a car accident that not only paralyzed him from the waist down but killed his childhood friend, feeling motivated was the last thing on Kevin’s mind the first couple of years. He finally however met Rick Hansen, another well-known paraplegic from Canada, and his entire outlook changed.
Read on for Kevin Brooks’ unforgettable story of unlikely perseverance in the face of paralysis. Read this entry