Keary Sarabia - The Importance of Adolescent Mental Health in Education

Keary Sarabia was born and raised in North Toledo to Ruben and Mary Sarabia. Keary’s father’s family migrated from Texas to Toledo where Keary attended Woodward High School. While at Woodward Sarabia played football and received All-City Lineman of the Year, All-District Lineman of the Year, and was First Team All-State. Keary started his post-secondary education at the University of Toledo but transferred to College of the Desert to play football where he graduated.

Keary returned to Toledo after college and became involved in a lifestyle that leads to addiction and eventually homelessness. After some time, he realized he had the inner strength he has once learned from sports, to change his life.

He did change his life. Keary says he found his true calling after putting himself through “self-inflicted adversity” and believes his experience allows him to reach others and empower people. Keary has been true to his word and has worked in the mental health and recovery field for 20 years.\n\nKeary is engaged to Janetta Stoiber and lives in Temperance, MI.  He has a daughter Abigail and a beautiful granddaughter, Kimore.