Widely known as one-fifth of the infamous Central Park Five. He would serve five years in prison for a rape he did not commit, and go on to support the 2019 Netflix mini-series about that incident When They See Us publicly.
He was a teenager when accused and coerced into confessing to of the rape of New York City jogger Trisha Ellen Meili.
Following the release of the 2014 film Selma , he reached out to director Ava DuVernay over Twitter asking whether she would make a film about the Central Park Five. Three years later, in 2017, Netflix greenlit a series based on his and his friends' lives.
He has one daughter.