SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - Sometimes perseverance should be rewarded in the form of a gift to a person who overcomes the odds.

In Wednesday's Zevely Zone, Jeff traveled to Carlsbad hoping to make a birthday wish come true.

If you would like to help Josiah design a new skateboard or chip-in to help him buy one, you can find the family's contact information on their GoFundMe page.

Some of the footage in this video story was shot using a GoPro camera.