My need and situation
I am a 22-year-old young man who is unemployed and currently on probation. I am smart; I just messed up along the way. I'm trying to better myself and learn from my past while I'm on probation.
My goals are to go to college and get my master's degree in astrophysics. After I complete college I would like to come back to NYC and set up basketball tournaments for underprivileged children.
Right now I need the money to pay for driving lessons, so I could get a job to help pay for college. Once I'm working, I'll be able to cover my living expenses while earning my degree.
Meeting this need will help me, because if I have it I will be able to get a good job, that will help me pay for school and, help me to get one step closer to my dream job.
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I've working with Keith as his probation officer for the past 9 months, since working with Keith he has participated in all programs and services asked of him. Keith is a nice respectful young man.
I am a probation officer with the NYC Department of Probation. I've been with the department for over a year and I look forward to growing within the agency.