Watch Ayana's Story


Ayana has seen more than a high school girl should have to. The image of a friend's life cut short before her eyes is never far from her memory. Now, Ayana supports Memphis Gun Down by spreading positive messages as part of the Mayor's social media team.

Watch Andy’s Story


Andy spent years in prison for being, "in the wrong place, at the wrong time, with the wrong crowd." A joy ride with a friend changed Andy's life forever. While he didn't pull the trigger, he feels responsible for that loss and now tells his story to Memphis youth.

Watch Steve's Story


Steve led a life on the street, but jail time and a near death experience led him to a more positive future. He now plans to become a civic leader while supporting efforts to reduce youth gun violence in our community.