(The Washington Post) – The last time Danieldevel Davis got out of prison it was 2012 and he was 38.
“I ain’t going back into no man’s prison again,” he vowed.
He’d been locked up for six years, which was the longest he’d ever lived in one place. Davis grew up in foster homes, dropped out of school in the 11th grade and then hit the revolving door: streets, juvenile detention, streets, prison. He’s never possessed a driver’s license. He’s never had a bill in his name.
“I’ve never had anything in my name,” he says.
So, this is what happened when Davis went to fill out his financial aid paperwork at a Virginia Beach technical college.