Welcome to Our Website!
Welcome and thank you for visiting our web site today. Jump Start Your Heart, Inc. is an organization of professionals on a mission to achieve our goal of decreasing the occurrence of death of athletes caused by cardiovascular abnormalities. Your support is greatly appreciated as we empower and educate our communities about these devastating issues that can be fatal.
Mission Statement
Jump Start Your Heart, Inc is a private 501 (c) non profit organization that will strive to enhance the quality of life of competitive athletes one by one through the dynamic power of identifying cardiovascular abnormalities and detecting the obstructive form of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. This condition is the most common cause of sudden death in young athletes. Also, we will educate athletes, their families, athletic staffers, and the public as a whole on the importance of cardiovascular participation screening, heart disease, nutrition and exercise.
News & Events
Click here to view a video and learn more about Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.

(Jan. 2014) Jump Start Your Heart's Valentine Gala
(Aug. 2013) Heart screenings program catching on in high schools
(Jan. 2013) LSU-Alexandria baseball player from Texas dies at practice
(July 2012) Dutchtown student collapses at school, dies
Jump Start Your Heart, Inc. announces its annual Valentines Gala on February 9, 2013
Jump Start Your Heart, Inc. 2011 Free Cardiovascular Summer Screenings
(Nov. 2011) JSYH Update
(Nov. 2011) Go For Red
(Nov. 2011) BRCC Basketball Player Suffers Heart Attack
(Nov. 2011) Lafayette Teen Collapses and Dies on Basketball Court
(Nov. 2011) Arkansas Football Player Dies
(Feb. 2010) WBRZ Channel 2 - 2 Make A Difference
(Feb. 2010) WBRZ Channel 2 - Valentine Gala
(Feb. 2010) 2TheAdvocate - Caring for Athletes’ Hearts
(Feb. 2009) WBRZ Channel 2 - Jump Start Your Heart, Inc.
Press Releases


2014 Annual Jump Start Your Heart Valentine Gala Sponsors
A special thank you to our platinum and gold sponsors for the 2014 Valentine Gala. Visit our online photo gallery to view the 2014 Gala photos.

2013 Annual Jump Start Your Heart Valentine Gala Sponsors
A special thank you to our platinum and gold sponsors for the 2013 Valentine Gala Visit our online photo gallery to view the 2013 Gala photos. Click here to view the photos.

2012 Annual Jump Start Your Heart Valentine Gala Sponsors
A special thank you to our platinum and gold sponsors for the 2012 Valentine Gala. Visit our online photo gallery to view the 2012 Gala photos. Click here to view the photos

2011 Annual Jump Start Your Heart Valentine Gala Sponsors
A special thank you to our platinum and gold sponsors for the 2011 Valentine Gala. Visit our online photo gallery to view the 2011 Gala photos. Click here to view the photos

2010 Valentine Gala Sponsors
A special thank you to our platinum, gold, and silver sponsors for the 2010 Valentine Gala. Additional photos can be viewed on the organization's facebook page by clicking here.

Become A Donor
You can show your support by making a donation to Jump Start Your Heart, Inc. by credit card using Network for Good, the secured payment method to non-profit organizations by customers around the world.