“I was not born a murderer”

About

Quan Huynh spent 22 years of his life behind bars. In the midst of a life sentence, he found his freedom from within. He wishes to share that freedom with others.

"I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone." 

—St Francis of Assisi
“I wanted to salvage something of my life, despite my failures as a human being.”

Quan discovered his inner freedom through the power of personal responsibility. His journals and writings helped him along the way.

Prison Writings
 
He realized his journey could provide healing for others.

Quan wants to change the narrative of what it means to be formerly incarcerated.

Talks and Interviews

"Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars."

— Kahlil Gibran

Sparrow in the Razor Wire:
Finding Freedom from Within While Serving a Life Sentence

In 1999, Quan Huynh shot and killed another man in a gang-related incident in Hollywood, California.

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