At 17, Jesse had his whole life mapped out. On course to be on the pro surfing tour, his plans crashed around him, both literally and figuratively. While doing what he loved best, Jesse was struck by the crest of a wave, throwing him violently into a shallow sandbar, rendering him paralyzed from the waist down, with limited movement in his arms and legs. In spite of this tragedy, Jesse refused to let his passion shift course. In his moving talk, Jesse proves that there is often more than one course in shaping your destiny.