Justin Bishop

Jun 18, 2021
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Interview

Condition: Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), RPGR mutation

1. What is your profession and why did youdecide to choose this field?

I am a skateboarder. I did not choose this profession, it turned into a profession from a hobby and passion.

2. What is the most rewarding thing about whatyou do?

The most rewarding thing about what I do is that I get to inspire sighted and visually impaired individuals just by doing what I love.

3. What is your advice to all the other VIPsaround the world who don't believe they can be successful in the area of theirinterest because of their disability?

My advice about success is to not try and chase success. Continue doing what you love,and if success happens or it doesn’t, it doesn’t matter because you will be living your passion, and happiness comes with that. Do what you love and success will follow.