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Ivin Jasper returns to Hawaii with new frame of mind after enduring the ultimate scare

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS

    Above, the family keeps photos of Jarren Jasper’s old and new hearts in the living room.

  • STAR-ADVERTISER

    University of Hawaii Rainbow football player Ivin Jasper outruns BYU’s Nathan Hall in the fourth quarter.

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS

    Jarren Jasper, center, sat on his family’s front porch with his mother, Donna, left, and father, Ivin, offensive coordinator of the Navy football team, in Arnold, Md. The Jaspers endured a six-month ordeal that ultimately ended with Jarren getting a heart transplant.

These days, Ivin Jasper exhales easily. His body clock is no longer set on “distress.” He no longer spends his waking hours searching for new ways to hope. Read more

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