In strange eye Season 7 sees the Fab Five meet Speedy, a wheelchair user who uses his TikTok channel to “inspire people to be their best,” as he explains on the show. Karamo revealed that he had actually discovered fast on tiktok for the show. Unsurprisingly, he caught Karamo’s attention as Speedy’s TikTok page currently has over 62,000 followers and 1.7 million likes.
like him TIC Toc, Intense discussed on strange eye The tragic accident that left him paralyzed. On April 25, 2020, when he was 18, he was in a car with his mother and aunt when an F-150 truck struck them. His car skidded off the road and hit a tree. Speedy had to undergo several hours of surgery on his spine. When he awoke he was told that he was paralyzed from the waist down. He also learns that his mother and aunt died in the accident.
Before the accident, he said that he dreamed of becoming a professional basketball player and using the money to give his mother a better life. But at the beginning of the episode, he admits that he rarely plays or watches sports anymore. He said he preferred to stay at home rather than go out – even though the house he lived in had access problems – because he felt self-conscious about his wheelchair.
By the end of the episode, however, he had a new, accessible apartment and the determination to use his story to inspire others. In the long term, he envisions becoming a trainer or coach. He also realized that being able to help people meant allowing himself to be “more vulnerable” and, in turn, “allowing more people to help”. Me,” They said.
Today, he continues to share his story on his TikTok, even showing how he was featured on ABC’s WGNO Nightly News.
Also shares a lot of updates related to Speedy Life, like In the post of September 2022 where he revealed that he is virtually attending college and confirmed in the comments that he is on the dating scene. on february 5, he revealed that he got two new tattoos on his knees. “Skinny ‘ol legs,” he joked, showing them off now after admitting strange eye He never wore shorts because he was too embarrassed to show them in public after the accident. they celebrated their 21st birthday in November 2022And on April 13, he said he finally got it. His “Dream Car” And he remembered the third anniversary of his accident and his mother’s death.
Through his posts, he explains and normalizes what it is like to live as a wheelchair user, such as when he showed how he drives a car without using his legs. (Essentially, it’s a bar that can be pushed and pulled with your hand to engage the gas or brake pedals.)
He also shares messages of positivity. “‘How do you deal with negativity and haters’? I ignore it,” he said in tiktok on 13 april, He specifically filmed the video on a basketball court, meaning he played basketball afterward strange eye,
And, apparently, Speedy has definitely kept up with her impeccable fashion.