2019 Dragon Boat Race

August 2, 2019, 2:41 pm EST | Share:


CHARLESTON, SC (FOX24 NEWS NOW) —

Talk about hardship: Jessica Keys had a rough upbringing that has transformed her into the person you see here today. Drug addiction, abuse, in and out of foster care—-you name it she went through it.

But after all of those dark times came a light at the end of the tunnel. Through the military she was able to discover her athletic ability, and through her foster parents, she was able to discover her passion for paddling. Through her perseverance, she is now representing the USA in the 2019 Dragon Boat Race in August. Tune in to hear more about her remarkable story.