Jacob Burris is CardioSmart
When he was 12 years old, Jacob Burris was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect. Today, he is spreading the word about the importance of checking blood pressure and raising awareness about CHDs.
My motto is 'Just Be Amazing' because I think it would 'Just Be Amazing' if we could cure all CHDs.
Jacob Burris: Congenital Heart Defects patient
At his 12-year checkup, Jacob Burris was told he had high blood pressure. After more tests, he was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect, coarctation of the aorta. In this video, Jacob talks about the challenges of living well as a CHD survivor.