Six friends, three countries, no wheelchair; and that was just the beginning...Timeline Explore some of the milestones on Kevan's journey so far
Kevan Chandler grew up in the foothills of North Carolina with his parents and two siblings. The youngest of the bunch, he was the second to be diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a rare neuromuscular disease. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Counseling from John Wesley College.
An avid storyteller, Kevan has authored several books, including a memoir of his adventures with his friends, and speaks worldwide about his unique life with a disability. He is also the founder of the nonprofit organization, We Carry Kevan.
From six friends with a dream to travel, to a worldwide support community of friends and family, we've been part of an amazing journey. Explore the timeline below to learn more about the road so far...