The son of El Salvadorian immigrants, Casey Diaz was brought to Los
Angeles at the age of two. An abusive, impoverished family life
propelled Casey at only eleven years of age into the Rockwood Street
Locos gang. Casey was willing to do anything to be number one, but years
of chasing rival gang members led to a dramatic ambush and arrest by
At just sixteen, Casey was sentenced to more than twelve
years in solitary confinement in California’s toughest prison as one of
the state’s most violent offenders. He thought his life was over.
when a determined elderly woman paid Casey a visit, a whole new world
of possibilities began to unfold. Casey scoffed as she quietly insisted
God was going to use him. As the days in solitary wore on, Casey
realized Someone else was calling the shots. What happened next can only
be described as a miracle.