Dive Chapter

Cody Johnson

Cody joined the Marines and spent a year and a half in the infantry before being medically discharged, a problem with his ankles. In 2014 Cody suffered a gunshot wound to his left leg, which had to be amputated. In 2015 he applied to the Dive Pirates Foundation after a friend at the gym told…

Jessica Smith

In December 2012 Jessica had just finished finals at the University of Arkansas when she fell ill and went to the emergency room.  Thinking she just had flu, she was treated and sent home, only to be found later by her fiance with her extremities turning blue and fighting what was later diagnosed as a…