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Reginald Dwayne Betts was born on 5 November, 1980 in American, is an American poet, memoirist, and teacher. Discover Reginald Dwayne Betts's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 40 years old?

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Occupation Poet, Teacher, Lawyer
Age 40 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born 5 November 1980
Birthday 5 November
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Nationality American

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Reginald Dwayne Betts Net Worth

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2018

In 2018, he was working as a consultant for the podcast series "Caught: The Lives of Juvenile Justice", produced by WNYC, which explores cases of children and adolescents who find themselves in the criminal justice system, and the circumstances surrounding their lives and legal cases.

In 2018 he was chosen to be a writing fellow for PEN America's Writing for Justice Fellowship.

2017

In 2017, his Only Once I Thought About Suicide received the Israel H. Perez Prize for best student comment appearing in the Yale Law Journal.

2016

Speaking at the NGC Bocas Lit Fest in 2016, he said: "I was in solitary confinement.... You could call out for a book and someone would slide one to you. Frequently, you would not know who gave it to you. Somebody slid The Black Poets edited by Dudley Randall. In that book I read Robert Hayden for the first time, Sonia Sanchez, Lucille Clifton. I saw the poet as not just utilitarian but as serving art. In a poem you can give somebody a whole world. Before that, I had thought of being a writer, writing mostly essays and maybe, one day, a novel. But at that moment I decided to become a poet."

In 2016, Betts graduated from Yale Law School and passed the Connecticut bar exam. In September 2017, the bar's Examining Committee recommended him for admission, after the bar had rejected his initial application for membership. He is currently working on his Ph.D. in law at Yale.

2013

After serving an eight-year prison term, Betts found a job working at Karibu Books in Bowie, Maryland. At the store, he was eventually promoted to store manager and founded a book club for African American boys, while attending Prince George's Community College in Largo, Maryland. He later became a teacher of poetry in Washington, DC, and in 2013, he was teaching an intro to non-fiction course at Emerson College.

2012

In 2012, President Barack Obama announced that Betts had been named a member of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

2010

In 2010, A Question of Freedom won an NAACP Image Award for non-fiction.

2009

In 2009, Shahid Reads His Own Palm won the Beatrice Hawley Award for poetry.

1980

Reginald Dwayne Betts (born Nov. 5, 1980) is an American poet, memoirist, and teacher. As a result of a carjacking he committed at the age of sixteen, he was sentenced to over eight years in prison. He has since gone on to author several award-winning works, including poetry, a memoir, and legal scholarship.