Desiree Lee- Inmate 1142980
Imagine being an intelligent female basketball player in your senior year in high school, with an academic and athletic scholarship awaiting your graduation date. You've got your whole life ahead of you, and you can't wait to attain your freedom and independence. You long for a social life much like the popular girls on television shows, as well as acceptance and admiration from your peers. But more than anything else; you long for love. A man to call your own, and friends that feel real.
Then imagine a popular guy from around the way, dripping with cash and status taking interest in you. The popular money chasing girls all flock to him, but he pays them no mind. He's hooked on the show you're providing on the court and can't take his eyes off you. You see him, and he sees you, and so do the jelous popular girls watching from the sidelines. He accepts you for the awkward teen you are and loves all your quirks. His friends take a liking to you, and a strong bond is formed. Then suddenly you've got it all, status, popularity and street cred. You're becoming acquainted with the fast paced, high risk lifestyle and you decide to make some fast cash of your own. As a high school graduate, you now have financial responsibilities to attend to for and before college. You decide to hit a lick with your man and his friends, and one lick turns into a few, and then before you know it; you're surrounded by cops and facing hard penitentiary time. Mulitiple felony charges leer at you, as you stare the judge in the face. The book of criminal charges you've acquired are read to you and you try to make sense of your new reality. In that moment you realize your life has changed forever, and you try to fathom the possibility of serving 130 years in prison. What would you do? How do you make sense of going from basketball star with a full ride to college, to inmate 1142980?
Purchase your very own copy of 'Inmate 1142980' and indulge in the tumultuous story of a young girls' life being derailed from greatness by the allure of love and fast money, to a felon and convicted ex criminal. Find out how Desiree went from being unemployable, to a thriving author and public speaker, who became her OWN boss by telling her OWN story.
Author and philanthropist Desiree Lee recounts these life changing events in her self published book 'Inmate 1142980 (purchase ➡️ dleeinspires.com). She is a two time published author, and prison prevention advocate in Atlanta, GA. Miss. Desiree is from Bakersfield, CA and mother to a beautiful young lady. She tours the US to promote her books and spread her prison prevention campaign. Desiree serves communities nationwide as a motivational speaker, and teaches youth in at-risk demographics how to "Pass the Mustard Seed". Her most recent endeavor is a phenomenal book about faith and perseverance that she co wrote with several authors in the Atlanta region.