Charlie is an energetic 10-year-old girl who loves to dance. In 2013, her dream was in jeopardy when she was diagnosed with a serious form of brain cancer called Neuroblastoma. Charlie Jean underwent chemotherapy, radiation, and a stem cell transplant. While in stem cell therapy, Charlie Jean was diagnosed with a blood disorder called veno-occlusive disease and was rushed to ICU as her liver was failing. Through the care of her doctors and nurses, she survived and now is 6 years in remission!
Charlie Jean’s family is all about staying fit and active. Her father Brett is a fitness trainer, and her mother Amanda is an avid Crossfitter. They love traveling and going on adventures. Most of all Charlie Jean loves to dance. She is on a competitive dance team and performs solo routines. After Charlie’s cancer journey, her family has made fitness a central part of their lives, and believe it has greatly contributed to her success.