Jeremy Williams captured the nations imagination by coaching his high school football team to unprecedented heights while combating ALS and caring for a son with spina bifida. This is his familys inspiring story. America first met Jeremy and Jennifer Williams when Extreme Makeover: Home Edition rebuilt their Depression-era farmhouse into a beautiful, handicapped-accessible haven. Friends, family, and neighbors from their west Georgia community and all over the state came together to support the ailing high school coach who had won their respect and their hearts. It made for compelling television but only told a little slice of the story. Tenacious gives you the rest a tender love story, a thrilling sports story, and an unforgettable testimony to the power of faith and grit in the face of almost overwhelming adversity. In Tenacious youll meet: The distraught parents learning their son would be born with spina bifida. The young father facing his own devastating diagnosis of ALS (Lou Gehrigs disease) with matter-of-fact courage. The coach who guided his underdog team to a 100 Cinderella season while struggling to walk, talk, and even breathe. Packed full of faith, hope, love, and miracles, Tenacious is a story you dont want to miss.
Jeremy Williams, now retired, played college football at the University of Memphis and coached at three high schools in Georgia, including nine years as head coach at Greenville High School, where he was named National High School Coach of the Year in 2010.
Jennifer Williams, Jeremy's wife, cares for her husband and two children, the younger of whom has spina bifida. She is an Assistive Technology Specialist for special needs children and a horse enthusiast.
Have a question about this product? Ask us here.