How could this happen? 17 year old makes the wrong choice in a boyfriend, and ends up in Rikers

Unfortunately Afrika Owes has learned all that glitters is not gold.

Afrika Owes is a 17 year old young lady that should be preparing for college, and not just any college, but based on her intelligence, getting ready for one of the best institutions of higher learning in the country. Perhaps an Ivy league school like Columbia, or maybe even Harvard or Yale.