Los Angeles( CNN) Shawn Pleasants has the kind of resume that would attract the attention of the members of any chore recruiter: high school valedictorian, economics major from Yale University, Wall Street banking jobs, small business entrepreneur. But a few incorrect turns in life 10 years ago left him homeless, and today he’s living underneath a tarp in the Koreatown section of Los Angeles.
“But I’m like, should anybody be here? Who should, then? ” Pleasants said.