Jo-Jo was awarded the title of Nationwide DSE Eastern Region Sports Person of the year 2008
Disability Sport Events (DSE), in association with Nationwide Building Society, announced the winners of this year’s Sports Awards. The awards ceremony, which took place at Manchester United FC on 16 December 2008, recognised the achievements of athletes and volunteers. The event was supported by, First Transpennine Express and Manchester United FC. Amongst the guests celebrating disability sport, was Manchester City FC’s Shaun Wright-Phillips. This year’s sports awards, 35 individuals from across the UK were recognised for their achievements within disability sport.