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Follow A Dream , Inc.

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Follow A Dream , Inc.

381 Old Falmouth Road

Marstons Mills, Massachusetts 02648

United States

Company Description

About Follow A Dream Established in 1999, Follow A Dream is a non-profit 501(C)3 organization. The organization's message is uniquely delivered through NHRA drag racing as its medium. As racing's only totally blind, race crew chief, Follow A Dream Founder ... more

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Background Information

Education

intensive program

Carroll Center for the Blind

intensive program

The Carroll Center for the Blind

diploma

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Follow A Dream, followadream.org The Power of Positive Thinking, Self-Determination, & Teamwork Through Motorsports

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Jay Blake is the owner and crew chief at Follow A Dream, a non-profit organization established in 1999 with the mission of demonstrating the power of positive thinking, self determination, and teamwork through NHRA drag racing. Jay owns a professional motorsport team, he works on the cars, engines, and provides his team with enthusiasm and determination. Jay travels with Follow A Dream as a motivational speaker, helping people overcome adversity, challenge, and crisis by sharing his story and inspiring others to pursue their dreams. Jay has first hand knowledge when it comes to challenge. At the age of 31 he lost his eyesight in an accident and today he is the only totally blind, race crew chief in the world.
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A work accident left Jay totally blind he experienced a near death moment. Learn how he overcame that challenge and moved forward.
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This year marks the 12th consecutive season that Permatex has partnered with Jay Blake and his Follow A Dream Race Team in the NHRA series.

"We're very proud to continue our partnership with Permatex and we're excited for the 2016 season to start and to build on our success from last year," said team owner Jay Blake on the teams upcoming season.
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Follow A Dream's owner and crew chief, Jay Blake, is totally blind. Jay lost his eyesight in a tire explosion over 19 years ago, but he did not lose his positive attitude on life, nor his desire to pursue his dreams. Jay had always wanted to form his own race team, and in spite of his serious setback, he continued to focus on his goals. Through years of incredible determination and perseverance, he was able to realize his dream and founded Follow A Dream Racing. Since then, the team has worked its way up the rankings to become one of the top Funny Car teams in the world.
Jay Blake's mission to motivate others While he has worked incredibly hard to build his team, Jay Blake has also worked to encourage others to overcome adversity. He has toured the country as a motivational speaker at community schools, vocational institutes, corporate events, social club gatherings and hospitals, encouraging people to believe that they can rise above adversity and achieve their life's goals.


"The reality is you hate to ...

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"The reality is you hate to lose, obviously," team owner Jay Blake said.

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"The team did a great job while I was in Omaha, Nebraska on Friday, speaking in front of 2,000 people for The Lions Club Leadership Forum for the United States and Canada," Blake said.
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Still, Blake was philosophical about the outcome, using it as somewhat of a metaphor for the entire season to date.
"The season has gone well," Blake said.
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"We want to finish the season up strong, we want to win the race and we want to run well," Blake said.
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Howell called the shots when team owner and crew chief Jay Blake began campaigning Alcohol Funny Cars in 2003, and under his guidance the team has won a regional championship, four national events, and 10 divisional/regional events, including three wins in 2015 with driver Todd Veney.
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Follow A Dream's owner and crew chief, Jay Blake, is totally blind. Jay lost his eyesight in a tire explosion over 19 years ago, but he did not lose his positive attitude on life, nor his desire to pursue his dreams. Jay had always wanted to form his own race team, and in spite of his serious setback, he continued to focus on his goals. Through years of incredible determination and perseverance, he was able to realize his dream and founded Follow A Dream Racing.


Follow A Dream, followadream.org The Power of Positive Thinking, Self-Determination, & Teamwork Through Motorsports

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In his moving presentation, speaker Jay Blake motivates the audience to pursue their life dreams by using his personal testimony following a life-changing accident which left him totally blind and without the senses of smell and taste. Jay recounts his journey from the accident to realizing his dream of owning a professional racing team. Important life values and skills such as positive attitude, the importance of education, pursuing your dreams with passion, self-determination, and team building are underscored in this motivational, life-affirming address from a speaker who, indeed, has "walked the walk. While Mr. Blake's passion is automotive based, presentations are designed to inspire individuals to pursue their life goals.

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Howell called the shots when team owner and crew chief Jay Blake began campaigning Alcohol Funny Cars in 2003, and under his guidance the team has won a regional championship, four national events, and 10 divisional/regional events, including three wins in 2015 with driver Todd Veney.
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Follow A Dream's owner and crew chief, Jay Blake, is totally blind. Jay lost his eyesight in a tire explosion over 19 years ago, but he did not lose his positive attitude on life, nor his desire to pursue his dreams. Jay had always wanted to form his own race team, and in spite of his serious setback, he continued to focus on his goals. Through years of incredible determination and perseverance, he was able to realize his dream and founded Follow A Dream Racing.

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