Sanchez inspires leukemia sufferer

Originally Published: July 20, 2012
By Adam S. Reisinger | ESPN.com

Growing up in North Carolina, Jesus Reyes was like most other kids his age. He played soccer and football with his friends whenever he could. He looked forward to the day he could play in a youth football league and emulate his idol, New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez.

When he was 11 years old, Jesus' goal changed to a much simpler one: survive. Jesus was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and was forced to undergo aggressive treatments, which left him weakened ...

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