I couldn’t stop staring at the man across the aisle from me. All I could think is, ‘Am I about to lose it all?’
"I’m in a healthy state. I can provide for myself and my kids. Imagine LA was a big part of that, a great big part of it."
“I was really struggling, bouncing around from place to place. I had no friends. I was hanging out with all the wrong people. Worst of all? I didn’t care about myself.”
After hard work with his mentor, Dontay not only graduated from high school but, four years later, graduated from college -- something he never dreamed possible.
"I made the commitment, and my fears faded as I realized that there was so much I could offer."
"I never envisioned we would be establishing a ongoing father-son relationship that is still strong after eight years."