Subject of the television film The Brooke Ellison Story due to being the first quadriplegic to graduate from Harvard University.
She was hit by a car while she was in middle school which resulted in her neck down paralysis.
She graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science in cognitive neuroscience and a masters in public policy.
She was born in New York before attending Harvard just outside of Boston.
She was portrayed by Lacey Chabert in The Brooke Ellison Story.