Daniel Evans, 40, was paralyzed while serving as a Marine in Brazil 20 years ago. On Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, he will participate in the Fitbit Miami Marathon.
Daniel Evans, 40, was paralyzed while serving as a Marine in Brazil 20 years ago. On Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, he will participate in the Fitbit Miami Marathon. Courtesy
Daniel Evans, 40, was paralyzed while serving as a Marine in Brazil 20 years ago. On Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, he will participate in the Fitbit Miami Marathon. Courtesy

Jordan McPherson is a high school and general assignment sports reporter for the Miami Herald. He attended the University of Florida and covered the Gators athletic program for five years before joining the Herald staff in December 2017.