School: City College of New York
Class: Music Therapy
Complex says: Fresh out the clink after getting a pardon from his boy Dubya, John Forte looked to turn his life around. He hooked up with the In Arms Reach Program—a mentoring program at the City College of New York that councils at-risk children who have parents in jail—and taught a 12-week music therapy course that showed young teens (12-15) how to deal with their emotions through music.