DID YOU KNOW?: Zeke, his 10-year-old brother Zion, their parents, grandparents and nine cousins are all deaf.
JUST ONE OF THE BOYS: 8-year-old Zeke Ortiz is the only deaf player on the Playmakers basketball team, but that’s not slowing him down. NBC’s Jenna Wolfe reports tonight. http://nbcnews.to/1LvbnJs
Posted by NBC Nightly News on Wednesday, June 24, 2015
“It’s a gift to be deaf,” Ortiz said. “There’s no reason to let being deaf be a barrier for us in any way.”
Good Luck to Zeke and the Playmakers who will be going to the AAU National Championship game in Maryland.