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From DOC to CEO: Life After Incarceration

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Jemell Hill spent over two decades of his life as a drug dealing/entrepreneur that would always go to jail and lose his investments in the process. After his last arrest, Jemell Hill made a declaration to himself and his loved ones that upon his release he would commit wholeheartedly to rebuilding his businesses righteously. Novelist Blacc Topp  was raised on the streets of South Dallas, Texas. After the death of his father, feeling as though he had nowhere to turn he turned to the gang. The neighborhood gang, Dixon Circle 357um  Gangsta Crips is where he would learn to become ruthless and unfeeling. Although he was deep in the gang and game he continued his studies for fear that his mother would make him move to Florida. By the age nineteen he had been shot three times and was on his way to the Texas   Department of Corrections with a forty year prison sentence for distribution of narcotics.  After serving seven years he was granted parole (mainly due to his mother’s efforts). He used the education that he obtained inside to land a job at a top engineering firm in Texas. He began to chronicle his life, his mishaps and his capers which gave birth to The Hustle Chronicles, his debut novel and soundtrack of the same name. Justin Q. Young is a artist and author who speaks out how he changed his life for the better.

 

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