Meet Jessica Cox, The World’s First Licensed Armless Pilot Who Flies A Plane With Her Legs

Jessica Cox Biography
Jessica Cox is the world's first licensed armless pilot, as well as the first armless black-belt holder in the American Taekwondo Association.
She has been a source of inspiration to many people in the world that are in similar situation, showing them what they can do if they think beyond their limitations.
We'd be seeing Jessica Cox's biography, date of birth, age, early life, family, parents, siblings, husband, children, education, entertainment career, net worth, houses, cars, photos, social media handles and everything else you'd love to know about her.
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Jessica Cox Profile

Before we continue, here's a quick run down on Jessica Cox's profile and a few things you'd love to know about her:
Full name: Jessica Cox
Other namesIn Dodowa, Ghana: Ayerkie Dede
Date of birth: 2nd February, 1983
Age: 36 years old
Place of birth: Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States
Residence: Tucson, Arizona
Nationality: American
Education: Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Alma mater: University of Arizona
Marital status:  Married
Spouse: Patrick Chamberlain
Occupation: Pilot, motivational speaker
Net worth: $600,000 est.

Jessica Cox Biography, Date Of Birth, Age, Early Life, Family And Education

Jessica Cox was born on the 2nd of February, 1983 in Sierra Vista, Arizona, United State. Though born without arms due to a rare birth defect, she fought against all odds to become world's first licensed armless pilot, as well as the first armless black-belt holder in the American Taekwondo Association.

Jessica graduated from the University of Arizona in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in psychology and a minor in communications.

Since Jesica turned 14, she has has not used prosthetic arms as she uses her feet as most people use their hands. She is able to type on a keyboard at 25 words per minute, drive an unmodified car with an unrestricted license, to pump her own gas and put in/remove her contact lenses.
She is also a certified scuba diver and a member of the the American Taekwondo Association.


In 2004, Jessica Cox first flew in a single engine airplane via Wright Flight. On October 10, 2008, after three years of training, she earned her pilot's certificate and became qualified to fly a light-sport aircraft to altitudes of 10,000 feet.
She received her flight training through an Able Flight scholarship and soloed (fly an aircraft unaccompanied) under the instruction of Parrish Traweek.

At 10, Jessica begun training training in taekwondo at a school in her home town of Sierra Vista and earned her first black belt at 14.
While in college, she restarted her taekwondo training at an American Taekwondo Association club on campus.
Jessica Cox
Jessica has in an effort to help future students without the use of arms, created an entire training curriculum by modifying the standard material from the ATA. For example, instead of a punch Jessica executes a knee strike.
She has since earned her second and third degree black belts in the ATA. In 2014, she also earned the title of 2014 Arizona State Champion in forms.


Jessica Cox has been a source of inspiration to many. She works as a motivational speaker and has shared her message in over 20 different countries
Her awards include:
• Guinness World Record: The Only Pilot to Fly With Their Feet
• US Inspiration Awards for Women 2012: Most Aspirational

Jessica Cox Net Worth

Jessica Cox is a pilot, author, motivational speaker and vlogger. She has been featured in a number of shows and documentaries. She was the subject of the popular documentary, 'Right Footed', which was directed by Emmy Award winning filmmaker Nick Spark.
In 2015, she published an autobiographical self-help book, 'Disarm Your Limits'. She has an estimated net worth of $600,000.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Jessica Cox on:
Instagram @RightFooted
Twitter @Jess_Feet
Facebook Jessica Cox

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