Delaina is an advocate for adaptive fashion. She runs a fashion blog, designs and models adaptive clothing, and is a student at the University of Florida. She uses her life experiences to teach the world about inclusion and takes every opportunity to advocate for other people like her.
Delaina’s motto and branding tagline is “FEARLESS INDEPENDENCE”. She wants everyone, no matter their circumstances to embrace independence and fearlessly be themselves. Delaina lived her motto when she modeled for Tommy Hilfiger’s Runway of Dreams
“Delaina is super independent - it’s unbelievable. She figures out what she needs to do and makes it happen. She’s a problem solver and so smart.”
- Jarrod, Delaina’s Assistive Technology Professional
Jarrod adapted her Permobil C400 VS Jr. to be her voice as well as her mobility. A Permobil Joystick Module with Bluetooth allows Delaina to text on her phone, blog on her laptop and complete homework assignments on her tablet. Jarrod programmed it to react to her unique movements for actions such as right and left clicks.