Cooper Dawson became a chapter leader at Syracuse in 2020 before he transferred to Charleston Southern and founded a chapter at his new school in 2021. Cooper is the President of the new chapter. He helped oversee the inaugural Charleston Southern Lift For Life in 2021. He attended the Leadership Development Conference in 2020, 2021 and 2022, was a draft pick presenter at the 2022 Young Investigator Draft and is making sure the Buccaneers football program is using their platform as college football student athletes to serve and inspire hope in the Rare Disease Community.
“My friend Kingsley, who has cerebral palsy, inspires me. I learned that the only disability is a bad attitude and a strong mindset can accomplish anything.”