The English model and actress, Jourdan Dunn’s son, Riley Dunn was born in December 2009 and is the only son of the family. The son of Jourdan and Jailbird is diagnosed with a rare disease called Sickle Cell Anemia.
Despite not being sure about being a teen mom at the beginning, Dunn does not regret a second for having her child and is actually proud of him. Mother Jourdan has a lot of fun with her little one, Riley, and the mother-son duo shares a strong and intimate relationship.
Young Son Riley Dunn was Abandoned By His Father
The British model Jourdan Dunn is now a household name in the fashion and entertainment industry. However, the journey towards her success was not at all easy. The fashion sensation met her then-partner, Jordan Cummings in 2005 and was pregnant with the Riley at the age of 19. Despite being at the peak of the entertainment career, the proud mother chose motherhood over her career. Furthermore, young Dunn was left alone to raise her newly born adorable child with sickle cell anaemia.
Jourdan Dunn’s Son Riley Dunn’s Battle With Sickle Cell Anemia
One of the most genuine models in the fashion industry penned an emotional note on her Instagram about the powerful impact of Brandom Maxwell’s new campaign. The young mother and model, Jourdan, stars in the show alongside her eight years old son, Riley.
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The only son of Jourdan with Jailbird Jordan was diagnosed with sickle cell anaemia, which is genetic blood disorder affecting the shape of blood cells and the amount of oxygen they can carry. The disease causes extreme pain and organ damage that can last for days. However, the mother Jourden knew the possibility of the disease because both the parents carry the genetic trait for it. However, Jourdan is not ashamed about or feels sorry for her son or her.
The supermodel has a fierce dedication towards modelling and fashion industry. However, Riley is mother Dunn’s main priority no matter what. Furthermore, Dunn has become an ambassador for the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America to raise awareness for the disease. The young Riley’s mother is happy to spread more awareness of the disease and raise funds because the disease is close to her heart.
Riley Dunn: Baby Name Meaning
The wonderful name “Riley” is a famous unisex name which had its first appearance as Raghallach. The name is originated on a man who died in the Battle of Clontarf. Likewise, the name has a meaning “wood clearing” from the Old English ryge Leah. Furthermore, the name is also an adaptation of the Irish last name “Reilly”. Besides that, the other meaning of the name is “valiant”.