HUSH/HUSH is an interview series where we ask bold questions to marginalized individuals and get bold answers.
How would you describe yourself?
Soft spoken and motivated.
What caused you to start using drugs? When did you start?
I wanted to try it out. Age 16
Is there a difference between drug abuse and drug use?
What drugs did / do you use?
How did/ do you consume your drugs?
How does it feel when you are high?
Depending on the drug is the psychedelic feeling different?
Tell us your story. What was your life like before drug use ? What’s your life like after drug use?
Before my life was normal. After I was aware of the distinction that drugs cause.
Have you ever engaged in sexual acts for drugs?
What’s the craziest thing you have ever done while high?
When you look back on all your life to date do you regret ever using drugs? Why?
Have you ever engaged in crime?
Would you say you are well educated? Tell us why.
Yes, because in a year I will be graduating from UWI Cave Hill
Describe you family situation. Does your family know about your drug use?
Single parent household. Yes they do
Would you describe yourself as a responsible person?
What’s your life philosophy?
Once you ask God for health, strength and wisdom, nothing is impossible
Have you ever encouraged anyone to use drugs? If yes, how do you do this? If no, why not?
No I have not
Please tell us your greatest inspiration(s).
Have you ever had a life changing experience?
What’s your message to other drug users?
Don’t use drugs