Isaiah Rashad: “I worked a lot of jobs, I got a great resume. At 16, I worked at Hardys and TVA, TVA was like teaching kids. I was working at TVA, Hardee's, and at DirectTV. Then I stopped working at TVA when I was 18. I worked at a microfilm department and at Direct TV and Hardee's and then it was just Hardee's and the microfilm department. It was a lot of shit.

“I just needed gas money, money for clothes for school, I wanted to take my girlfriend on dates. Those student loan checks, you want to get them, but you really don’t want to get them. You get that $3,000 and they give you extra, but you gotta pay it back. You don’t think about that, you go spend that shit.”