I was born in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1968, the eldest child of one brother and two sisters. My father was a career serviceman, the Army, so I grew up as an Army brat, living on many different bases. My mother aborted a career as a court stenographer to raise us kids, but later worked as a caretaker for the mentally challenged.
I’m currently incarcerated in prison for armed robbery and aggravated assault. However, by the 8th grade I was drinking and using drugs regularly. I soon joined a gang and started a life of crime. By 18, I was in prison and have been locked up about half my life. Due to anger, bitterness and drug addiction I’ve done many crimes and spent many years behind bars. On March 3, 2007, my mother passed away from cancer. Her death has caused me to see the “light of reality” as I now await my release in the fall of 2008.