Your Positive Athlete: Meet Nikholas Hackett

Nikholas "The Dragon" Hackett has shown he's able to adapt, overcome, and inspire others every step of the way.

March 18, 2020
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Meet Nikholas "The Dragon" Hackett from Mundy's Mill High School in Clayton County. Nikholas was diagnosed with autism at the age of 3, and since then he's approached every step with discipline and understanding. His ability to adapt and overcome what what might hold others back, and then continue on to play football and study Taekwondo, is an inspiration to his community. 

We sat down with Nikholas to learn about what he's done over the years to adapt to his autism diagnosis, how his determination in sports has helped, and where "The Dragon" nickname came from! Listen below to the full interview: