Brandon Chrostowski believes in second chances.

Without them, he wouldn’t be in the position he is now.

He’s told his story before: At 18, he was arrested and faced a five- to 10-year sentence for an offense he declines to specify. Instead, the judge was lenient, and he served only a year of probation. “There are opportunities that I had that I don’t think I should have had,” he says.

Yet this was the driving force behind Chrostowski’s emergence as one of Cleveland’s most outspoken social entrepreneurs.

 

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