From Felon to Forbes: Trent Griffin-Braaf’s Reentry Roadmap 

Trent Griffin-Braaf, a distinguished entrepreneur and visionary leader, will share his remarkable story of redemption and resilience on Tuesday, April 30, from 2–3 p.m. in person and online. The Center for Social Justice and the Civic Engagement Rope Team will host this event. The event will be held in XX at Excelsior.  

Discover firsthand how Griffin-Braaf overcame adversity, transformed his life, and navigated the challenging path from incarceration to success in the business world, and to being highlighted in Forbes in 2021 as one of the “Next 1000” entrepreneurs redefining the American dream. Through insightful anecdotes and practical strategies, Griffin-Braaf offers a roadmap for individuals seeking to break free from the shackles of their past, redefine their futures, and forge their own paths to prosperity. Prepare to be inspired, motivated, and empowered as he illuminates the possibilities that lie ahead on the journey of reentry. 

Griffin-Braaf is CEO and founder Tech Valley Shuttle and GB Logistics, two companies based in New York’s Capital Region. In 2023, the U.S. Small Business Administration Upstate New York District awarded him the 2023 Small Business Person of the Year Award.

By Pamela Jimenez
Pamela Jimenez Program Director for the Center for Social Justice