A Midlands 4th grader is going viral! Her mother posted the above video of the 10-year-old dancing and doing flips, all with a prosthetic leg. That video now has more than 2 million views.
Jamiyah Robinson was born with one leg shorter than the other due to a condition known as left leg femoral deficiency. At the age of five, she began wearing a prosthetic leg.
Her mother says she’s always encouraged Jamiyah to stand strong for what she wants, despite her differences.
So, after watching her sister dance with the elite forces of “Destruction”, a community dance team, that’s even been featured on the Lifetime show, “Bring It!”, Jamiyah told her mother she wanted to audition, and now, she’s been a member of the team for the last two years.
Jamiyah says she has her coach and her mom to thank for her courageous attitude. “They help me never give up. If I say I can’t do something, sometimes I’ll cry but they’ll tell me to never give up, to never say I can’t do something because I really can.”
“My daughter she inspires and touches a lot of people and I just really want her to continue to inspire the world and it’s nothing that you can’t do. You can do it. You just have to go for it.” Says Jamiyah’s Mother, LaShawn Jacobs. “Jamiyah let’s nothing stop her and I want the world to know, like, go for it. Anybody with disabilities, even if you don’t have a disability just go for it and live life fearless like my daughter.”