Champion Athlete: Thomas O’Connor
Champion High School Team: Westlake Chaparrals
Gandhi was born with Bardet-Biedl syndrome and at age four, officially diagnosed. This is a genetic disorder that affects many body systems. For Gandhi, it started with his eye sight. Currently his vision is stable. Due to this genetic disorder, Gandhi is at risk for diabetes, retinitis pigmentosa, polydactyly, hypogonadism and renal failure.
Gandhi has been doing weekly training with his marathon champion, Thomas O’Connor, and is excited to be an honorary member of his brother’s soccer team, the Westlake Chaparrals.