A New York-born, California raised, son of Haitian activist immigrants, with a global sense of community and family. Ernst developed his unique perspective through his five decades of oxymoronic lived experiences. Ernst went from living a privileged American life (living in suburbs, successful entrepreneurial parents, summer camps, etc.), to living a tragic one (homelessness, alcoholism, incarceration, suicide attempts, etc.), to Ernst's current life of becoming a world-traveled International Published Author, Inspirational Public Speaker, and Theratrical Performer!
Ernst Fenelon Jr.'s life experiences inform his conversations to share what he has learned about the power of faith, personal development, and communal empathy on a global basis.
Ernst Fenelon Jr. Shares what the Prison Education Project is, how it has a multifaceted, innovative "inside/outside" approach to reducing recidivism, and its overarching aim of inspiring hope.