Ioritana “Jay” Aleki/ Class One: Values

16. Who are you? My name is Ioritana Aleki my friends know me by JAY!!! I have been through a lot in  25 years. I never really understood the values of life untill I came to prison, I cant sit  here and say I know what’s important and what’s not because still I have a… Read More

Patrick Aubin/ Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? I am a man who appreciates life and all the experiences that I go through . Everything is a learning experience , without them we can’t learn from them in order to grow . Everything that I am going through is by far no mistake . In the world that I… Read More

Maurice Finley / Accountability Logs

Greetings! View my Accountability Logs to follow my progress: Maurice Finley, February 2012 Accountability Log Maurice Finley, November 2011 Accountability Log

Maurice Finley / Certificates of Completion

Greetings, This message is to quickly say “Hello” to everyone involved with the MICHAEL G. SANTOS FOUNDATION. I also would like to say “Thank you” to everyone involved with the MICHAEL G. SANTOS FOUNDATION for providing a positive platform for incarcerated inmates to take the initiative to better their lives. Also to give us inmates… Read More

Kalani Lautele/ Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? My name is Kalani Lautele.  I was born in Honolulu, Hawaii.  Although Hawaii is known for its beautiful sceneries, my scenery was not always beautiful.  I grew up in a poverty neighborhood known as Kam IV Housing.  Majority of the families who occupy these two story concrete buildings are low income… Read More

Shawn Piper/ Class 2: Goals

64. What values might lead a person to success upon release from prison?: Spirituality, family, hardwork, discipline, loyalty, morals, ethics, principles, and integrity. 65. How does a person ever become his values?: By striving to stay focused and that what it is you want to do and be will pay off through hard work, discipline… Read More

Shawn Piper/ Class 3: Accountability

97. Describe your thoughts on whether accountability logs would help, hinder, or provide indifferent to your opportunities for success upon release. I think it would help due to the fact you can have those who would like to give you a chance, look at what you have done. Also, it’s something for you to reflect… Read More

Thomas Ross / Class 6: Communication Skills

151. Describe situations you can recall when inadequate communication skills led to decreased opportunities in your life. There have been a few situations upcoming as a young man when i felt that having inadequate communication skills led to decreased opportunities in my life. For example, if I had listened to my moms suggestions that I… Read More

Walter Samuel/ Class 2: Goals

64. What values might lead a person to success upon release from prison?: Knowing who you are in the lord and trusting in him. 65. How does a person ever become his values?: Practicing what he preaches. Living it out before everyone. 66. How does a person strengthen his integrity?: By failing and getting up… Read More

Thomas Ross/ Class 7: Support Network

174. In what ways do you perceive relationships with people you knew prior to confinement to evolve over the course of your imprisonment? Sadly, I do not perceive how relationships from people I know prior to being in prison evolve. I know how they evolve. Prison has damaged my relationships with my family and my… Read More

Thomas Ross / Class 3: Accountability

97. Describe your thoughts on whether accountability logs would help, hinder, or provide indifferent to your opportunities for success upon release: Accountability logs definitely help with opportunities upon release. The logs help keep you on track and your progress. They also keep you focused no accomplishing and achieving your goals. Its a great tool to… Read More

LaMont “Fridge” NeeDum/ Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? Hello. My name is LaMont NeeDum, but everyone refers to me as Fridge. I’ve been living the Straight-a-life since 1998 when a chance meeting put me in the way of a brother named (Dr.) Guy Fisher, my mentor. I’d just gotten out the hole facing a 101 charge (serious assault) and… Read More


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