Isaiah Austin Delivers Inspirational Message
Former Baylor College basketball star Isaiah Austin addressed students at Saint Raphael Catholic School in Raleigh on Jan. 26.
Austin made headlines in 2014 when, just days before the NBA Draft, he was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, a potentially life-threatening disorder that affects the body's connective tissue. He spoke to students about his faith and his experiences playing basketball. Last year he established the Isaiah Austin Foundation, which raises funds for Marfan syndrome research and provides support for those with the diagnosis. Learn more at isaiahaustinfoundation.org.