Brittany K Barnett Biography
Most people think of prisoners as people unworthy of compassion or love. Few are ready to go in deeper and understand the issues surrounding their incarceration. That is not the same for Brittany K Barnett. Of all people, she understands that prisoners are people who need love and care just like any other person. She is an activist attorney, criminal justice advocate, and author whose purpose is to give people hope, justice, and freedom. Barnet is also the founder of Manifest Freedom, a social organization with the mission of changing society’s perception of imprisonment.
Brittany K Barnett Age, Family, and Husband
Barnet was born on February 24, 1984. Her background was not all that pleasing as she was a victim of poor parenting. Her mother was a crack cocaine addict. She was arrested and sentenced to 8 years in prison for failing to attain sobriety during probation. Regardless, Barnet maintained a close relationship with her after she was released. The childhood experience she had motivated her to help others get perspective on prisoners. This work has been her focus since then. Matters concerning relationships, and having a husband or children are placed as the second priority, her primary being staying single and striving to achieve the best from her job.
Brittany K Barnett Education
Growing up, Barnet wanted to be a lawyer. This dream, however, had faded by the time she was in high school because there was no lawyer to look up to in her home area. Regardless, Barnet still valued education she understood it as a path to freedom. She went to The University of Texas Arlington where she did a degree in accounting and later a master’s in the same. Barnett embarked on her childhood dreams by joining the University of Houston Law Center where she did a Juris Doctor in law. She added to her education by studying for another Juris Doctor in law at Southern Methodist University.
Brittany K Barnett Career
She started working as an Audit Associate at Price water house cooper where she worked with clients to ensure compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. After her master’s, she became an associate attorney at Winstead PC, focusing on corporate finance. She represented lending institutions in matters related to real estate, secure financing, and acquisition financings. During this time she founded Girls Embracing Mothers Inc, a nonprofit organization empowering girls to break the beliefs of incarceration and live a purposeful life. The program aimed at helping girls reduce the trauma of having a parent in prison and giving them hope for a better life.
Together with her former clients, Sharanda Jones and Corey Jacobs, Barnett founded Buried Alive, a nonprofit organization that battled federal drug laws that unjustly imprisoned people. Through the organization, Barkent has been able to fight for clemency for prisoners like Alice Johnson and by 2020 the organization had successfully litigated more than 40 people.
In 2020, she founded Manifest Freedom, an organization that helps to provide resources and capital to once-incarcerated people. Barnet endeavors to show the world that once-incarcerated people can thrive and succeed in life once they have access to resources. She claims that laws in the United States unjustly put some people in prison whereas better systems would be used to improve their lives. Barnet disapproves of her mother’s sentencing arguing that she did not deserve prison but a rehab. She added the Manifest Freedom Fund and Milena Reign, which raise funds and resources for entrepreneurship through which people coming out of prison can access opportunities. So far the fund has started two tech startups, two food trucks, and a cannabis brand.
Brittany K Barnett Success
Brittany has had an influence across the country for her life-saving work. Thousands have had their lives changed due to her selflessness in meeting the needs of those in Prison. She wrote a best-selling book, A Knock at Midnight: A Story of Hope, Justice, and Freedom, which she hopes will open a window for the world to see that her clients are human beings just like any other. Her work has been featured in many news and print media. She has also earned honors and awards. Those seeking her can find her through the phone number (214) 919-4421. Her address is
Brittany K. Barnett
Dallas, TX 75204-3095