Jordanne Whiley is a perfect example of why we should ignore everything and follow our dreams
Jordanne Joyce Whiley (born 11 June 1992 in Birmingham) is a wheelchair tennis player and Britain’s youngest ever National women’s singles champion in wheelchair tennis at the age of 14. The first time Jordanne Whiley played tennis was in Israel. She was three. Sitting by the court with a broken leg, she watched her beloved dad competing in a tournament and instinctively started to mimic him.
Her father, a bronze medal winner in the 1994 Paralympic Games saw in her a special persistence and talent in the game of tennis, and encouraged her to continue her dreams. She went on to win the National Championship at the age of 14, and then won a bronze medal in the Paralympic Games in London.