At the end of January 2016, Kemper was diagnosed with Friedreich's ataxia, a genetic condition that affects the central nervous system.
Kemper doesn’t let the challenges he faces in life hold him back.
At the end of January 2016, Kemper was diagnosed with Friedreich’s ataxia, a genetic condition that affects the central nervous system.
This is a slow and progressive condition that will affect Kemper for the rest of his life and will require further monitoring.
Some activities may take a little longer for Kemper than other children his age, but he and his family tackle each challenge together as they arise.
With a love for a variety of sports, particularly rugby and cricket, and being fearless at thrill rides, Kemper is an inspiration.
Kemper lives in Tauranga with his mum, dad, two younger brothers and his beloved puppy, Ziggy.
Cure Kids funds a world-class paediatric geneticist Professor Stephen Robertson at Otago University.