Timothy Lee/ Class 8: Relationships

200. What relationship do you have to others in the world? I have stained relationships with others due to my past decisions of bad choices. 201. To what extent do the decisions we make have an influence on the lives of others? As of now, it has  a good influence on the guys I deal… Read More

Seth Ferranti/ Class 9: Financial Literacy

223. How would you gauge your level of financial literacy today? I would say my financial situation is not great but I have family members willing to help me and I have a plan to find people to invest in my company and in my ideas. Me and my wife have a house and we… Read More

Colin Walsh/ Class 10: Leadership

251. What does leadership mean to you? Leadership isn’t just a trait, it is a way of life. A leader is on duty 24/7 and 365 days a year for the rest of their lives, because being a leader means leading one’s own life first. Being a leader is much more than just someone who… Read More

Alphonza Cofield/ 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 believe that accountability logs will help as a guide that will keep a man on course and focused on his goals. it is a measure of success, and is a constant reminder of… Read More

Ray Rowan/ Class 7: Support Networks

174. In what ways do you perceive relationships with people you knew prior to confinement to evolve over the course of your imprisonment? Over the course of my imprisonment, I have lost contact with associates that I thought were my friends for life.  The only people in my corner now is my immediate family and… Read More

Aaron Sands/ Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? Who am I? Metaphorically speaking, I am every person who has ever been imprisoned in America who was wholly ignorant of the criminal justice system (particularly the Feds). I am every person who had a family, job, friends, house, car, two dogs, a community of cats (long story) and who has… Read More

Quintin Brazier/ Class 2: Goals

66. How does a person strengthen his integrity?: A person can strengthen their integrity by being honest with others and themself. Their can be no lying or cheating. A person can also strengthen their integrity by being around individuals with high levels of integrity. 67. What immediate challenges will a prisoner confront the day his… Read More

John Broman/ Class 9: Financial Literacy

223. How would you gauge your level of financial literacy today? I don’t have any financial literacy. The only way I know how to make any money is though what got me into prison. 224. To what extent would you suppose that financial literacy relates to your probability for success upon release? I would say… Read More

Corey Nelson/ Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? I am everything that I have done and everything that I will do.  I am a “human being” who is striving every day to overcome obstacles/hindrances that can prevent me from becoming that productive member of society that I strive to be. 17. Describe your background with regard to your education,… Read More

Phillip Jamison/ Class 6: Communication Skills

151. Describe situations you can recall when inadequate communication skills led to decreased opportunities in your life. Through the daily interaction with people, communication is a basic trait that define and establish the character of a person.  Competent communication is an essential quality that distinguishes an individual amongst others.  The failure to manifest proper communication… Read More

Oliver Johnson/ Class 4: Life Management Skills

105. How would you define your life management skills? Bear with me while I delve into what this question is asking first.  Searching The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition, the most authoritative dictionary our prison library has, I read the definitions of each of the three words comprising the above question… Read More

Omari Patton/ Class 5: Self-Improvement Training

126. When you assess your environment, what opportunities for self-improvement can you create or seize? when i look around your dealing with alot of ignorance and people that lack discipline in alot of areas. i try to limit my interactions and stay to self. its b/c i know the nature of the beast. 127. What… Read More

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