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Thursday, 3 October 2013

Brian Banks - Motivational Speaking

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Sharing a powerful and inspirational message of hope, faith, and the will to never quit. Brian Banks delivers an educational and motivational presentation. For all inquiries on having Brian speak at your school, workplace, and or event audience please email BBanksInquiries@gmail.com

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In 2002, seventeen-year-old Brian Banks was wrongfully convicted of rape. At the time of his conviction, Banks was, by all accounts, a rising football star destined to play in the NFL. Tragically, Banks would never realize his dream of going to college and playing professional football.

Banks was faced with an impossible decision at the time -- either fight the charges and risk spending 41 years-to-life in prison, or take a plea deal and spend a little over 5 years of actual prison confinement. Although it would mean destroying his chance to go to college and play football, a lengthy probationary period, and a lifetime of registration as a sex offender, Banks chose the lesser of two evils when he pleaded no contest to the charges.

Nearly a decade after his conviction, Gibson recanted her statements and has acknowledged she fabricated the whole story. The California Innocence Project presented this evidence of Banks' innocence to the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office who launched an investigation into the case. After a thorough review of the evidence, the District Attorney's Office conceded that Banks was wrongfully convicted.

Banks tried out for multiple NFL teams soon after but didn't land a contract. But this offseason, the Atlanta Falcons signed him. #53 Middle LineBacker.

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