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What you didn’t know about Jeremy Meeks

Jeremy Meeks was a gang member who was a convicted felon. When the Stockton Police department posted Jeremy’s mugshot on Facebook, it quickly went viral. Meeks became known as ‘the hot felon’ and basically walked out of prison with a modeling contract awaiting him.

Unfortunately, Meeks got caught up in the gang life at just 14 years old. With his father serving a life sentence, it seemed like Jeremy wouldn’t stand a chance. Luckily, these negative decisions led to an attractive mugshot that gave Jeremy Meeks a second chance to have a better life.

Fame Like No Other

In 2014, a Californian boy named Jeremy rose to fame when the Police Department posted his mugshot on Facebook. The picture quickly received tens of thousands of likes, shares, and comments.


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Meeks quickly became an online celebrity, and as a result, his bail was raised to $780,000. Thanks to his thousands of followers, his mother was able to set up a GoFundMe page to raise bail money.