8 things to know about Donovan Long

Meet Donovan Long, the newest Weekend Daybreak anchor and reporter on WOOD TV8's team.

Donovan was diagnosed with Functional Neurological Disorder, following a car accident in July 2018. It took him 11 months to learn to walk and run again.

Donovan is a two-time Emmy Award-winning journalist. He accepted his second award in a wheelchair and dedicated the accolade to his grandmother. She passed away from Lung Cancer in March 2019.

Donovan is extremely close with his family and takes every opportunity he can to spend with his siblings.

Donovan has a twin sister, Destini. He’s 12 minutes older than she is!

Donovan graduated Summa Cum Laude from Florida A&M University, otherwise known as FAMU.

Donovan is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. He’s pictured here with some of his line brothers.

Donovan’s mom and younger brother inspire him to be the best version of himself, pray continuously to never take life for granted.

Donovan loves engaging in sports activities with his dad, be it racing, basketball or fishing.