Kentrell Reese grew up in Roseland. He was an honor student at Gillespie Elementary.
“Chicke” — that’s what his mom called him — played basketball, ran track and had a knack for cutting hair. Ever since he was a kid, he wanted to open his own barbershop.
Chicago Police Officer Michael Pettis is a South Side guy, too. He graduated from Leo Catholic High School, Class of 1987.