2014 NBA Draft Honoree Isaiah Austin Will 'Dream Again'

The basketball player talks about his recent Marfan syndrome diagnosis and ceremonial NBA draft selection.

Samantha Cowan is the digital producer for TakePart Live. She previously worked for the Oprah Winfrey Network.

Previously considered a first-round prospect for the 2014 NBA Draft, Isaiah Austin had to give up his dream to play professional basketball when he was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome just days earlier. Despite the life-changing news, Austin remains positive and plans to spread awareness about Marfan syndrome with his "Dream Again" campaign. 

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