Strength, hope & the gift of family
Our ambassadors and everyday heroes share how adoption has changed their lives.
We’re thrilled to welcome our newest Jockey Being Family ambassador to the family: Professional golfer Bubba Watson! Bubba and his wife Angie are adoptive parents to their two young children, Caleb and Dakota, so their partnership with Jockey Being Family represents a cause near and dear to their hearts.
A 11-time PGA TOUR® winner known for his fun-loving personality, Bubba is excited to use his platform to help drive awareness for the need for post-adoption support services.
Pro football wide receiver, Jordy Nelson continues to be a proud Jockey Being Family ambassador. After having their first child, the Nelson’s knew they wanted to continue to grow their family. Welcoming a son, and then a few years later a daughter, Jordy and his wife knew adoption was a great way to give a child a “forever family”.
When life didn’t go as planned, Michael and his wife decided to look into adoption. Now they are the proud parents of Vincent.
“I wanted to be a father to teach the life lessons I’ve learned… and to guide him on the right path.”
As a young orphan in war-torn Sierra Leone, Michaela DePrince endured tragedy, discrimination, and near death before being adopted by a family in the United States.
“I want to be able to give people hope, to believe in something.”