An Army Sergeant’s Healing Journey to JWU Denver

Kenneth Sargent '19 never thought he’d walk again after a rocket attack shattered 3 bones in his spine while on deployment in Iraq. Even doctors told the Army staff sergeant that he’d probably spend the rest of his life in a wheelchair.

Fast forward 7 years, Sargent proved everyone wrong — including himself. Sargent not only learned to walk again, he’s practically running marathons as a chef-in-training at Johnson & Wales University’s Denver Campus.