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Corben Brooks

Mount Shasta, CA

UCLA

Masters Health Admin - Spring 2017, Fall 2018 - Spring 2023

Corben grew up playing football, basketball, and golf. He planned to play football at the United States Coast Guard Academy and become a rescue helicopter pilot. However, during a football game, Corben tackled another player and landed awkwardly. After surgery, Corben awoke to a diagnoses of C5-6 Quadriplegia. Thanks to Swim With Mike, Corben received a Bachelor’s from USC in 2017 and a Master of Health Administration in 2019. Corben’s desire to empower disabled individuals has led him to the UCLA School of Law. As a lawyer, he intends to use his experience to effectively advocate for the disabled community.

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