A fresh start at AT&T Center

A fresh start at AT&T Center

Former prisoner found work at county’s Second Chance Job Fair.

For electrician John Hopper, it really was a second chance.

Having done five years in prison for a drug offense, his job prospects were limited when he emerged from federal custody. But his fortunes changed in May when he went to Bexar County’s Second Chance Job Fair at the AT&T Center.

Now Hopper works there for Alterman Inc., one of the contractors working on the arena’s $111 million renovation project ahead of Friday’s home opener for the San Antonio Spurs. Read full article