Luis Gonzalez


Age incarcerated
17

Years in prison
28


Audio

Luis speaks with Maria Hinojosa¬†and Michael¬†Simon Johnson from NPR’s Latino USA just before and just after the Montgomery v. Louisiana ruling in January, 2016.

Maria has known Luis for more than 20 years and has done many stories about him. See the links to the right.

Maria Hinojosa and Michael Simon Johnson from Latino USA talk to Luis and other juvenile lifers about their efforts inside to start and maintain programs, including a scholarship fund and FACT (Fathers and Children Together), which helps incarcerated men become better fathers.