Diego Gonzalez, 14, is shown DJing at a Blacklight Run 5K event in Phoenix in the summer of 2014. After seeing 27 doctors, Diego was finally diagnosed with PANDAS, an autoimmune disorder. Since going on medication and getting antibody infusions, Diego’s health has turned around.
At 14, southwest resident Diego Gonzalez is living a life he could barely imagine a year ago. He is a disc jockey and a producer, appearing in front of crowds numbering in the thousands.
His next big event is the UltraViolet World Festival with rapper Lil Jon, set for Nov. 15 in Dallas.
What’s it like to be doing something he loves?
“It’s a rush,” he said. “When you’re all done, you feel like you just ran 100 miles.”
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