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Chase Coleman

Clarise and ChaseChase is a 20-year cross-country runner diagnosed with non-verbal autism.  Chase loves music, working out at the gym, and going to movies starring SpongeBob SquarePants, Marvel superheroes or animals.  He is an only child who travels with his parents to 5k races locally and nationally hoping to inspire other people on the autism spectrum.  Currently, Chase attends Syracuse University’s OnCampus program subsidized by the Syracuse City School District to prepare him for attending InclusiveU afterwards.  Chase’s interest in media began in the 7th grade as a member of the audiovisual team.  He started by being responsible for typing the script into the teleprompter.  He now can operate the cameras and occasionally anchors.