Memoir, Narrative Creative Nonfiction, Personal Essays, OWN stories and more.
Author: Author John Rodriguez
John Rodriguez graduated magna cum laude from UCLA in 2020 with an undergraduate degree in English. He is a non-traditional transfer student who completed most of his transfer requirements while incarcerated and continued to pursue his education upon release. Through writing and performance art, John aims to make personal transformation accessible to our incarcerated community members and to alleviate the stigma associated with incarceration. He currently serves as the program director for the reentry department (RISE) at St. John's Well Child & Family Center and assists those coming home from incarceration by providing access to health care services.