David Cowan was born in Pittsburgh. He works as an Operations Associate at the Prison University Project. Previously, he served in the US Air Force as an Aircraft Armament Systems Specialist and Weapons Loading Standardization Crew member. He is also enrolled San Francisco State University as a Criminal Justice major.

“When I was incarcerated, I had no intention of falling in love. I wasn’t looking for it…Then one day our hands touched.”
—David Cowan