Curtis Toller, the son of a prominent gang member, was born into a world of violence and high crime in the windy city of Chicago. His destiny seemed inevitable as he would become the leader of one of the city’s most notorious street gangs. However, this wasn’t his destiny, Curtis decided to change his path and forge a new, brighter future. Despite the odds stacked against him, he took his life into his own hands and became an advocate to help children and young adults in the inner city and guide them to a life outside of crime and poverty.
Curtis' story is one of hope— that anything is possible, and despite your circumstances, you too can change. And while life may be unclear at times, we are here for a reason. It's up to us to keep learning and to dig deep to find what that is.