Jerald “J.J.” Reed interviewed by the Daily Journal

2016-03-14 11:05 pm

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.....

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