Charles Hearne is a class XVII graduate of PEP. He finished second in the Business Plan Competition and was voted “Mr. Excellence” by his classmates. He was released in May of 2013 in Dallas, Texas.
About three weeks after release, Charles began his role as Development Associate for the Prison Entrepreneurship Program. He served in that capacity for two years before being promoted to the rank of Executive Relations Manager - Houston. In addition, he manages Covington House, one of PEP’s transitional homes.
Charles is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in finance. He has been named to both the Honor’s List and the Dean’s List for his academic achievements. He has also recently been inducted into both the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) and Phi Theta Kappa.