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Justin Graves


Justin Graves is an inclusion expert, disability advocate, and motivational speaker from Washington, D.C. Justin has more than 10 years of professional experience and 30 years of lived experience in the disability space. As founder and owner of HESONWHEELS, they promote disability advocacy, civic engagement, and social inclusion through an online blog, engaging social media presence, and intervention-based curriculum for students and companies. Gaining their disability at the age of three due to a spinal cord injury resulting from transverse myelitis, Justin uses a wheelchair to ambulate. Justin has a goal of meeting one new person every single day and is thrilled to return to SXSW and continue spreading the message that “life is all about what you have done for other people.”

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Events featuring Justin Graves
Events featuring Justin Graves