Everett Offray grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana, and received a life without parole sentence at the age of eighteen. At age twenty, he was sent to the Louisiana State Penitentiary – Angola, where he would remain for the next 27 years. While at Angola, Everett studied the law diligently. Through his expert litigation, he was able to secure freedom for many of his peers. He is currently employed by the Orleans Parish Defender’s Office as a Re-Sentencing Client Advocate and is also a proud Ambassador for The Visiting Room Project. In addition, he works part time both as a Community Navigator for the Rise After Release Program (RAR) and as a Post-Conviction consultant with Tulane’s Women’s Prison Project.