Jake kept many quotes on his phone to motivate and inspire him to stay strong!

Courage is doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you are scared.

- Eddie Rickenbaker


It ain’t braggin’ if you can back it up.

- Larry Bird


Everyone has got a plan until they get punched in the month, and then they need another plan.

- Mike Tyson


Don't let ur past dictate who u are. But let it be part of who u become

- A saying in Greece


So live. Live. Fight like hell, and when you’re too tired to fight, then lay down and rest and let somebody else fight for you.

- Stuart Scott


Cancer can take away all my physical abilities. It cannot touch my mind. It cannot touch my heart. It cannot touch my soul. And those three things are going to carry on forever.

- Jim Valvano


I don't know why terrible things happen to us sometime, but I have to believe something good is gonna come out of this.

- Carrie underwood


Fear is not something you have to run away from. Fear is something that you have to run towards and through. And when when you look back on the other side of it. It’s not there anymore.

- Sterling K. Brown


If you love something, set it free. If it comes back, it's yours. If it doesn't come back, then it wasn't meant to be.

Richard Bach


Oh yes, the past can hurt. However, the way I see it, you can either run from it...Or learn from it.

- Rafiki


Cause I still want to play[football], but I know God has a better purpose for me.

- Jalen Sowell


Sometimes all you need is 20 seconds of insane courage, just literally 20 seconds of embarrassing bravery, and I promise something great will come out of it.

- Benjamin Mee


Never give up on someone you can't go a day without thinking about.


Always tell someone how you feel, because opportunities are lost in the blink of an eye but regret can last for a lifetime.


Don't regret the things you have done. Regret the things you didn't do when you had the chance.


When you die. That’s does not mean you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live and in the manner in which you live.

- Sterling K. Brown


 If I’ve learned anything from this, it’s that each and every day is a canvas, waiting to be pained-an opportunity for love, for fun, for living, for learning.

-Craig Sager