He was accused and unjustly convicted of raping a girl he kissed under a school stairwell at the age of 16. However the case had several holes, including a changed story by the alleged victim and lack of DNA evidence. In 2002 the teen was advised by his lawyer to plead ‘no contest.’
“She told me I was a big black teenager and no jury would believe anything I said.”
Brian then served five years and two months in prison and spent another five years on probation for a crime he didn’t commit. But surprisingly, he was not bitter and credits that to his relationship with God.
It truly was a miracle how his name was cleared.
One day, his accuser made sent him a friend request on Facebook. He paused for a moment and had a talk with God. He decided that this may be an opportunity to clear his name. So he proceeded with becoming her ‘friend’ but secretly recorded their conversations. She confessed via the social media site in private chats that the rape claim was a lie.
He then presented the evidence to the judge who then exonerated him.
Before being thrown in jail, Brian had a future in football and showed great promise to one day be a professional in college.
Now he’s able to pursue his dreams with a rare opportunity to work out with the Seattle Seahawks, Kansas City Chiefs, Washington Redskins, and Miami Dolphins.
He’s ready for it.