TJ Atchison is a twenty-three year old from Chatom, Alabama. His decision to raise awareness and funding for spinal cord injury research came as a result of a car accident in September 2010 that left him paralyzed from the chest down. Since his accident and subsequent treatment, he has become a visible and vocal advocate for the furthering of spinal cord injury research, successfully passing the TJ Atchison Initiative for Spinal Cord Injury Research and Funding in Alabama.
TJ Atchison is also the chair of a non-profit organization, The TJ Atchison Foundation, an organization dedicated to raising funds to support spinal cord injury research. You can check out the new TJ Atchison Foundation Website By clicking here: www.tjatchisonfoundation.org