Jayden McCandless: Age 12
Meet Jayden! He was born at only 23 weeks due to the amniotic sack rupturing at 19 weeks. Because of this, Jayden spent 111 days in the NICU where he was on and off a ventilator, underwent 4 operations, and had a 3/4 grade brain bleed. Now, Jayden is a happy 11 year old who can be seen advocating for the Children’s Miracle Network during the annual Radiothon. Jayden’s favorite game is to play doctor and because of the amazing staff at St. John’s, Jayden wants to be a doctor when he grows up!