By Morgan Lee , Christian Post Reporter
June 25, 2014|9:24 pm

Baylor center Isaiah Austin was expected to be among those included in the upcoming NBA draft before he was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome. Austin, who is also legally blind in his right eye, announced earlier this week that he would be forced to quit basketball.

Baylor center Isaiah Austin hoped to be selected in the upcoming NBA draft before he was diagnosed with career-ending Marfan syndrome. (Photo: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters)

Baylor center Isaiah Austin hoped to be selected in the upcoming NBA draft before he was diagnosed with career-ending Marfan syndrome.

But rather than feel sorry for himself as a victim of a disease that affects the body's connective tissue and has potentially fatal affects, Austin, who goes by "God's Child" on Twitter, praised and thanked God.

Isaiah Austin (Photo: Twitter/IsaiahAustin)

And the day after...

Isaiah Austin (Photo: Twitter.com/IsaiahAustin)

Wow!!!