By Richard Freedman
Demetrius Johnson may not have been at wit’s end, but he was close.
A year out of Bethel High School, Johnson was stuffed into a dorm room at San Diego State University paying about $1,200 a month.
The former basketball and football player was not happy.
“The three of us in a small room paying all this money,” he remembers.
When financial aid evaporated, the Television, Film, and New Media major was desperate. Always a Will Smith fan, Johnson posted a heartfelt letter to Smith’s Facebook page, realizing the slim odds of the actor actually reading it.