December 30, 2011
Written by Linnie Frank Bailey
The road to U.C. Berkeley was not an easy one for Moreno Valley’s Jamal Samuel. It included 4:15 am treks along the barren landscape of the former March Air Force base to catch the first of two buses that would get him to Riverside’s North High School.
Unbeknownst to most of his fellow students and teachers, Jamal spent his junior and senior year of high school living at King Hall — a homeless shelter on the base run by Path of Life Ministries. Once military housing, the barracks have been converted into small one-room apartments for the homeless.
Read this inspirational story at The Jamal Samuel Story
From Homeless Barracks to U.C. Berkeley 1 January,2012