Atif Moon is a professional wheelchair tennis player and was ranked at No. 11 in the USA by the International Tennis Federation.
Moon was honored as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Americans (TOYA) by The United States Jaycees Foundation in 2009. Past prominent recipients include U.S. Presidents John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and Bill Clinton, Elvis Presley, Henry Ford II and actor Christopher Reeve. In 2008, he was honored as Ten Outstanding Young Californians in 2008 along with current Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
He was born in Torrance, California with Neuroblastoma, a tumor on the spinal cord in 1985 and very little chance of survival. In 2007, he graduated from UCLA with a BA and then a Master’s in sport management from California State University.
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- "OYC Honorees Announced!". The California Jaycee Foundation. 2008-03-09. Retrieved 2018-02-02.
- "United State Junior Chamber of Commerce Ten Outstanding Young Americans Award Recipients". www.usjayceefoundation.org. Retrieved 2018-02-02.
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