Our very own JJ ( Jerald Reed ) was recently interviewed by M. Scott Morris of the Tupelo Daily Journal.
The days fill up for Jerald “J.J.” Reed. He’s usually got something going on.
“I play basketball. I do swimming with Special Olympics. I do softball and soccer,” said Reed, a 34-year-old Tupelo resident. “It’s pretty fun. I love it all.”
Sports aren’t his only pastime. Reed and artist William Heard have been hanging out together since about 2008.
Heard, who was paralyzed in a car accident, is director of Our Artworks, which encourages people with disabilities to participate in the arts. Reed started as a student, and now he’s an integral part of the program.....
To read the full article please visit http://djournal.com/news/on-the-go-tupelo-man-would-rather-not-sit-still/