Clayton’s academic career started at the University of the Fraser Valley as he sought after his business administration degree. Already unsure of this pathway he went through a shift. Due to a motor vehicle accident, Clayton was introduced to the world of brain injury. After an extensive stay and inpatient rehabilitation at Royal Columbian Hospital, Clayton continued his rehabilitation journey at Laurel Place, for an additional 4 months. To aid in his rehabilitation from a traumatic brain injury, the Watson Center Society for Brain Health was his new path. From attending the course from its first days publicly to his graduation post recovery he fell in love with its ability to guide healing. Clayton then began volunteering with the Watson Center to fill his new need to facilitate cognitive recovery. Through his desire to assist there was even a job offer from the Watson Center’s program supplier, ABI Wellness. Now his goal with ABI Wellness is to coordinate his biggest Impact in the brain health community.
Huscroft was born in Creston, British Columbia. Jamie joins the ABI team in the role of an ambassador. Recently, he participated in an ABI Wellness program following a long and successful career in professional hockey. His goal was to gain access to the best programs available to support his overall brain health as he continues with a busy life as a husband, father, leader and administrative hockey leader with Sno King Hockey in the greater Seattle area. Huscroft succeeded in pro hockey where more talented players had failed due to his tremendous grit, work ethic, and perseverance. Though he was never more than a sixth or seventh defender in the NHL, he was a consummate warrior and leader, and well respected by teammates and rivals alike. Jamie’s career in professional hockey began when he was selected by the New Jersey Devils in the 1985 NHL entry draft. Throughout his career Jamie played with the New Jersey Devils organization, Boston Bruins, Calgary Flames, Tampa Bay Lightning, Vancouver Canucks, Phoenix Coyotes and Washington Capitols. He finished his career in 2001 with 5 goals and 37 points in 352 career NHL games, along with 1,065 penalty minutes.In his advisory role as an ambassador Jamie will provide advocacy, support and insight in an effort to bring awareness on how to improve overall brain health with the ABI Wellness programs.