Jesse grew up racing motocross, playing football, and baseball. He was raised by his mother Tarri, father Shane, and step dad Steven along with his three sisters who all graduated from Monroe High School.
Jesse graduated from Monroe high school, after High School Jesse joined the Marine Corps. Jesse attended boot camp in San Diego Ca. and after three months attended School of Infantry for two months. After graduation he was assigned to 2nd Battalion 3rd Marines in Kaneohe bay Hawaii. There he cross trained to become a machine gunner. He deployed to Afghanistan and in March of 2009 was wounded in August of 2009. He was medically evacuated to German and then on to the Bethesda hospital in Maryland. He was then sent to the Naval Medical Center San Diego (Balboa) where he continued his medical care.
Persevering through numerous surgeries the doctors were unable to save his legs and he is now a double amputee.
Jesse Williamson served in the Marines and was injured in Afghanistan, 2009. Jesse now helps operate “Warrior Built” https://www.facebook.com/warriorbuilt232 which is a grassroots organization that provides vocational and recreational therapy for wounded warriors and combat veterans. “Building Spirits, Souls and Machines”.
Jesse will be the first Double Amputee in History to ride a motorcycle in the 2013 Baja 1000 on Nov 14th- Nov 17th.
For more information about donating to “Warrior Built” - https://www.facebook.com/warriorbuilt232 OR
More about the Baja 1000: http://www.score-baja-1000.com/