In 2012, Baltimore's Isaiah Brock had two big problems. First, he hadn't been a very good student at Forest Park, from which he graduated in 2011. He also thought there was "nothing good" for him in the city.
So, wanting to get out but lacking many options to do so, he joined the U.S. Army.
"I knew I wasn't going to play sports in college, so I saw the military as — you can still get a degree [from] the military and get away from home, go away from that area," he told the Detroit Free Press.
He became a mortuary...