Hansel Emmanuel, a native of the Dominican Republic, who plays high school basketball for Life Christian Academy in Kissimmee, Florida, lost his arm in a tragic accident at the age of six.
Now 16, the accident has clearly not slowed down his love of basketball. After first making waves earlier this year, Emmanuel recently went viral again with an impressive highlight reel playing AAU ball.
Hansel Emmanuel was at it again this past weekend! (Via Overtime) pic.twitter.com/x2mfE8s0ke
— Athletic Recruiting (@ncsa) April 21, 2021
According to Yahoo Sports, he says he remembers the accident as “a life lesson that God exists” and has given him the power to exceed various challenges he faces in life.
His Instagram account also features numerous improbable highlights, sometimes accompanied by words of inspiration or encouragement.
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