Beyond Scared Straight

Follow-up: Floyd County, GA

Premiere Date: January 10, 2013

An angry teen's cancer-stricken father hopes a trip to Georgia's Floyd County Jail will change his son's destructive ways before it's too late.


Ciale

Ciale

At the Conclusion of Production:
Ciale hasn't been in any fights since the tour and controls his anger at school. He still gets good grades and hopes to work for the FBI.

Latest Update: May 2013:
Ciale continues to excel academically, doing work a grade level above his own. He has been getting along better with his family and taking regular weekend fishing trips with his father. Though he sometimes struggles to contain his temper when he feels disrespected by others, he still hopes to join the FBI or become a policeman, with his sights set on joining a SWAT team.

Dontayveon

Dontayveon

At the Conclusion of Production:
Crediting the jail visit, Dontayveon now controls his anger and no longer steals. His grades have improved and he has tried out for basketball.

Latest Update: May 2013:
Dontayveon has stayed on a positive path since the jail tour. He keeps his temper in check and does not steal. He spends much more time at home with his family, except when going to work at a local barbershop or playing sports with friends. He's training for both the basketball and football teams at school.

Davontea

Davontea

At the Conclusion of Production:
Davontea says he is now a great role model for his brother. He has stopped smoking weed, focuses on football and now gets A's and B's in school.

Latest Update: May 2013:
Continuing to be a strong role model for his little brother, Davontea still stays away from weed, plays football and earns good grades. He works part-time at the Boys and Girls Club where he is able to be a role model for other children as part of an afterschool program.

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