Published On: Mon, Jan 6th, 2014

Jake Olson discusses his book ‘Open Your Eyes,’ his blindness, surviving cancer and more

Jake Olson‘s story includes surviving cancer and overcoming blindness to play football for his high school team in 2012.

open-your-eyes Jake Olson bookOlson now puts pen to paper finalizing a long process to tell his story in Open Your Eyes subtitled 10 Uncommon Lessons to a Happier Life.

The amazing teen took out time to speak with The Global Dispatch to discuss his testimony, the book, being a die hard USC Trojan fan and meeting his role model Coach Pete Carroll.

While discussing a few of the concepts of the book (setup vs setback, live life to the fullest) Olson says “Knowing that God had a plan for me…He has a plan to prosper us not harm us and  give us hope in the future and I kept on that promise, kept patient and relied on him.”

“It’s come true,” crediting God with his success and amazing story.

Check out the full interview below.

Visit Jake Olson’s official website HERE

Order a copy of Open Your Eyes through Amazon HERE


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- Writer and Co-Founder of The Global Dispatch, Brandon has been covering news, offering commentary for years, beginning professionally in 2003 on Crazed Fanboy before expanding into other blogs and sites. Appearing on several radio shows, Brandon has hosted Dispatch Radio, written his first novel (The Rise of the Templar) and completed the three years Global University program in Ministerial Studies to be a pastor. To Contact Brandon email [email protected] ATTN: BRANDON

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  1. Jake Olson joins Pete Carroll to watch Seattle Seahawks defeat New Orleans Saints - The Global Dispatch says:

    […] Their relationship has strengthened over the years and Olson calls the coach a mentor. Carroll wrote the forward to Olson’s new book Open Your Eyes (LISTEN to his interview with The Dispatch HERE) […]

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