Pat Hyland, CFE - Author of Stop Chasing Two Rabbits

Blake Hyland’s journey is truly remarkable. Despite facing immense challenges after his gymnastics accident at just 14 years old, he has demonstrated incredible resilience and determination in his recovery. The support of his family, friends, and the community has undoubtedly played a significant role in his progress.

What stands out is not only Blake’s physical recovery but also his unwavering positivity and willingness to inspire others. His story, depicted in the documentary “Hi, I’m Blake,” showcases the power of hope and perseverance in the face of adversity. Through his motivational speaking engagements and work at Bitty & Beau’s coffee shop, Blake is not only rebuilding his life but also spreading awareness and advocating for individuals with brain injuries.

It’s heartening to see Blake’s achievements, from graduating college with honors to pursuing a career as a public speaker in the hopes to help inspire and motivate others. His determination to live independently, start a family, and continue making a difference in the lives of others is truly inspiring.

The documentary not only sheds light on Blake’s personal journey but also highlights the importance of rehabilitation and support services for individuals with brain injuries. It’s a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the transformative impact of love, perseverance, and community support.

Visit to watch his inspirational journey to recovery and his family’s pursuit of “full restoration” for Blake and even themselves.