As the wise Yoda would say, “Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my size, do you? Hmm? Hmm. And well you should not. ”
Standing at 4’5″, dwarf basketball player Jahmani Swanson is proving one doesn’t need to be a giant to play the game of basketball.
Swanson has all the skills needed to excel on the court. He can handle the ball, nail the shot, and isn’t afraid to mix it up in the paint when fighting for a rebound.
He is called the “Michael Jordan” of little people and in the video below, Swanson proves why he has a heart of a lion on the court.
If that’s not an inspirational story for the holiday season, I’m really not sure what qualifies.