Emeka Nnaka was on his way. He had a future playing football – until a life-changing tackle left him paralyzed. In this interview, Emeka shares his story and what he’s learned about hope, purpose, and being human.
[00:03:30] Emeka tells how his life changed in an instant.
[00:08:36] I never knew what hope was until I lost all of it.
[00:14:31] The hardest part.
[00:22:42] Finding meaning and purpose.
[00:25:18] I knew that if I was going to add value to anyone, to add value to this world, that I needed to make sure I added value to myself.
[00:32:36] Making a masterpiece out of a mess. The art lesson.
[00:40:22] Three essential elements of hope.
[00:52:58] Anything that we do, our ultimate goal has to be centered around serving people.
[00:54:56] People Matter. Emeka talks about what happens when he visits kids in the shelter.
Emeka is a professional motivational speaker and leading advocate for individuals with physical challenges. He brings a message of determination, inspiration, and hope to audiences of all ages.