The Chronological History of Ethan Fisher's Life that he talks about to Student Athletes
Ethan Fisher, ex-Colorado prep star, angling young athletes away from substance abuse By Mike Chambers
The Denver Post
Path of destruction, recovery
1996-97 -- Fisher began drinking as a junior at Poudre High School; his first sip was Jack Daniel's whiskey after a loss to crosstown rival Fort Collins.
1997-98 -- Served as captain of basketball team, averaged 14 points and 7.5 assists and named Poudre's "most athletic" student in yearbook.
1998-99 -- Attended Lamar Community College, started almost every basketball game and averaged nearly 18 points in the second half of the season. Poor second-semester grades.
1999 — Transferred to Eastern Wyoming to join former high school teammates; quit going to classes after three weeks and was kicked off the team.
1999-2000 — Moved back to Fort Collins, attended Front Range Community College for school only. Introduced to cocaine and ecstasy.
2000 -- Transferred to Butte College in California; just like the previous year, he quit school and the basketball team and moved back to Colorado. Heavy drug and alcohol user.
2001 — Had an opportunity to transfer and play basketball at Metro State under coach Mike Dunlap, but failed a required summer anthropology class at Front Range College. Metro State went on to win the 2002 Division II national championship.
2002-03 -- Transferred to UNC for school and basketball. Produced 1.8 grade-point average first semester and 0.4 in the second.
2003 -- Fisher was ineligible to play at UNC but continued to take classes; committed vehicular homicide in November, out on bond for eight months.
2004 -- In June, Fisher began a 10-year sentence in Larimer County, ultimately serving in Denver, Buena Vista, Cañon City and Rifle.
2007 -- Released on good behavior in March to a halfway house in Fort Collins under intensive supervised parole.
2007-08 — Attended Front Range Community College and worked for father in Fort Collins.
2008-09 -- Transferred to Johnson & Wales University and played basketball, averaged 14.4 points per game in 13-of-33 games.
2009-10 -- As a senior at JWU, Fisher averaged 12.0 points in 16-of-31 games.
2010 — Graduated from JWU with a bachelor's degree in entrepreneurship, 4.0 GPA.
2010 — Became assistant basketball coach at JWU.
2011 -- Graduated from JWU with a bachelor's degree in business. 3.8 GPA
2012 -- Founded nonprofit Life CONsequences and has delivered about 75 speeches nationally since.
2014 -- Fisher is scheduled to be released from parole. *** Released April 2014***
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