But despite being from a gang-ridden, poverty-stricken part of Los Angeles, college-bound Malcolm (Shameik Moore), believes he has what it takes to get into Harvard.
Now a brand new Netflix documentary sees Knox break down in tears as she discusses being accused of killing her British roommate Meredith Kercher - and her eventual release from jail after years of battling the courts.
The highly anticipated documentary, 'Amanda Knox', delves into the life of the 29-year-old American student whose world was turned upside down when she was accused of brutally killing Kercher in 2007.
Now, the Netflix original documentary promises 'unprecedented access to key people involved and never-before-seen archival material.'Knox has also given interviews alongside her ex-boyfriend and fellow co-defendant Raffaele Sollecito and Italian prosecutor Giuliano Mignini.
So far, two trailers have been released titled: Believe Her and Suspect Her.
'Suddenly, I found myself tossed into this dark place,' the voice-over of Knox begins in Believe Her. Knox described her carefree life before Italy, before she was accused of murder and locked up in an Italian jail.'I was a kid,' she says crying.