Ready, Willing & Able Security Guard
In the past, I moved from city to city, hoping that would be the difference I needed, but I always ended up in the same situation, just living in a different place. When I got to Philadelphia, I noticed Ready, Willing & Able guys cleaning LOVE Park and when I found out who they were, I wanted to be a part of that too.
Ready, Willing & Able gave me the structure and accountability that I needed, but with the respect that I felt I deserved. That was the perfect combination for me.
When I was younger, I spent a lot of time in and out of jail, and I went back so many times that people actually started to recognize me! For the other guys there, I had actually developed a positive reputation. . . for the bad things I had done. It wasn’t until I got to Ready, Willing & Able that I was praised and had a positive reputation, but for the good things I was doing with my life.
I don’t recognize the person I used to be. I'm a role model now, and I'm happy to have that responsibility for the first time in my life.