Dant'e D. Cottingham
At the age of 17, Dante Cottingham was charged with party to a crime of homicide, waived to the adult criminal court system, convicted, sentenced to a lengthy term of imprisonment and then transferred to an adult maximum security prison. He’s currently serving his 24th year of incarceration at the Jackson Correctional Institute in Black River Falls, WI.
While incarcerated he obtained his paralegal degree. He is a tutor and teaches fellow prisoners to read and write, math and other subjects.