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Interview with Ex-Felony Desiree Lee "Overcoming the odds" Changing your attitude

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Fashion Model, Teen Speaker, Parent/Teen Coach, Youth Mentor.Desiree Lee is an Ex- Felon, who now shares her prison experience and hard-ships as an Ex-Felon with our youth, in hopes of showing them the reflections of making careless decisions.Currently, pursuing her Bachelors of Science degree in Business Accountancy from Atlanta Metropolitan College in Atlanta, Georgia; Desiree’ is a Youth Mentor with The Adventist Youth Society at West End SDA Community Center.Prior to studying Accountancy of Business, Desiree was an honor student at Shiloh High School in Gwinnett County, a basketball athlete with a promising future in the WNBA ahead of her. That all quickly changed when she was charged with 11 Counts of Armed Robbery and 5 Counts of Aggravated Assault. With 110 years faced against her, an Inmate in State Prison of Georgia. Like many teens, Desiree’ struggled with communicating effectively with her parents, peer-pressure, insecurities, depression and faced with bullying. Upon her release in 2006, she reflected on how she can share her story in positive way that it will impact the lives of our youth. Desiree’ has spoken at various youth organizations including, Martin Luther King High School, in Decatur, Georgia. By using herself as a visual aid, it has proven to be a resourceful tool that helps students retain the reflection of heading down a destructive path. Visit her site www.iamdesireelee.com