Convicted to Life in Prison at 17. Now a Social Entrepreneur, Author and Public Figure – Chris Wilson

MISKO KIM

Chris Wilson’s story behind his current success is not ordinary beyond any means.

Chris was raised in a violent neighborhood in D.C and his only way of escaping the current trends were by reading and being a dreamer.While Chris was a teenager his mother was dating a crooked cop who was abusive towards his family.Chris was convicted to life in prison at the age of 17 after an unfortunate event where he was protecting himself and incarcerated an individual. Chris knew that he wasn’t a bad person which motivated him to use all the courses offered at the prison and keep his goals crystal clear. While he was in prison, he knew there had to be a way to leave prison so he started creating his master plan. Chris sent a copy to the judge and the judge informed him he would let Chris free if he…

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