Author

Harley Blakeman

Harley Blakeman

Harley Blakeman is the founder and CEO of Honest Jobs, a company focused on bridging the gap between formerly incarcerated job candidates and fair-chance employers. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University Fischer College of Business.

COMMENTARY

I’ve been through our pre-trial systems. They need serious reform.

By: - May 20, 2022

When I was 19, I was sentenced to 14 months in prison for trafficking prescription drugs. I had been homeless for three years; I had dropped out of high school, gotten addicted, and been arrested multiple times. I’m now the founder and CEO of a multi-million dollar company. I started Honest Jobs to help bridge […]