Fletcher Cleaves



In 2009, Fletcher Cleaves was involved in a tragic car accident that left him paralyzed from the chest down due to a driver texting while behind the wheel. This traumatic incident caused him to lose my football scholarship that he had worked for his entire life.

To many, his accident seemed like the end of a young man’s promising future, but on the contrary, it became the prologue to his destiny. Fletcher is now a world traveler labeled ‘The Wheelchair Nomad’ and motivational presenter speaking out against the dangers of texting and driving as well as overcoming adversity, importance of education, and staying focused. He has shared his story with over 700 schools, several media platforms and 20 companies.


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