August 9, 2019 •
Goodness Report

An Inspiring Speech and an Incredible Story About The Power of ‘Can’ vs. ‘Can’t’

The first thing you’ll notice about Rob Mendez is his charming smile and his infectious positivity. That’s saying a lot for a guy with no arms and no legs. Rob is a high school football coach who was recently awarded the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at the ESPYS. His inspiring speech is making waves and is a shining example of just how far positivity and perseverance can take you. “When you dedicate yourself to something and open your mind to different possibilities and focus on what you can do instead of what you can’t do, you really can go places in this world,” he says. Watch Rob’s ESPYS speech here.