The Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation Surf Therapy Program Is Expanding Its Reach to Serve More Participants One Healing Wave at a Time

southbay magazine
Written by Amber Klinck
Photographed by Monica Orozco & Ken Pagliaro

The Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation (JMMF) Surf Therapy program, named in memory of the local surfer who tragically took his life in 2004, was established a year later by clinical occupational therapist Carly Rogers. Its origin was inspired by Carly’s experience as a Los Angeles County lifeguard working with the W.A.T.E.R. youth program.


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