John Evangel Morris III, popularly known as Tripp Morris, was sentenced to prison, not for one case, but for two separate cases. His sentence extends up to 45 years in prison. Interestingly, Morris is the ex-husband of Venus Griffin, a well-known real estate agent and motivational speaker in the country.
Morris remains detained. The whole news came out when the ex-wife went on a famous Instagram platform, Humans of New York, and share her story.
So, who is Tripp Morris, and why was he sentenced to imprisonment in two separate cases?
Know everything here:
Who is Tripp Morris?
Trip Morris is an American and now a well-known criminal. Born in 1972, he rose to prominence after his sentence for serious child abuse spread all over the country. Richmond County Superior Court has ordered his final sentence of imprisonment.
He has studied at a local high school and completed his graduation from the University of South Carolina.
How did the Word About His Arrest Spread?
Venus Griffin shared a series of posts on the Humans of New York, a page that further prompted millions of comments and reactions everywhere on the internet. The woman’s life was forever altered within a night when she received a phone call in the middle of the night. Over the call, Venus learned about the fraud case of John Morris, who was sentenced to nearly 45 years in prison as an accomplice.
Griffin informed the world that her ex-husband is currently serving a 45-year sentence in prison.
Why Is Tripp Serving in Prison?
According to Venus, her ex-husband remains a convict with two counts of aggravated child molestation. At present, he is an inmate at Baldwin State Prison in Milledgeville, Georgia.
Venus detailed everything in her Humans of New York Story. She stated that her husband would sometimes have bad tempers and experience mood swings. But she had no idea what he had really done. She came to know all the wrongdoings of her husband upon receiving a call from a prostitute who told her that her husband had been conning sex workers for years now.
Tripp even admitted to this and checked himself into a rehab facility. Venus’s whole world turned upside down when another revelation about her daughter came to her knowing. She revealed that her father has abused her too.
How Did Tripp and Venus Meet?
The first interaction between the couple happened at the University of South Carolina. They got along with each other, which soon made them take the big step of marriage.
They spent most of their 20 years of marriage in Augusta itself. At that time, Venus was so much in awe of her husband that she even described him as the most attractive man she had ever laid her eyes on. She was often seen raving about her husband’s all-American blue eyes, cute dimples, and overall personality.
The couple was also blessed with six children – John Morris, Alexis Morris, Sydney Morris, Elle Morris, Charles Morris, and Julia Morris. As a family man, Tripp was the type of father who used to teach Bible study, directed the school football teams, and even hosted fundraisers for their six children. However, he was not the man how everyone thought him to be.
Venus Continues her Story
Venus has revealed details about her spouse in the Humans of New York story. Her story became so viral and spread all over social media platforms. Many netizens began looking into her life journey.
What Charges is Tripp Morris Serving?
According to the current reports, Tripp was sentenced on two charges of aggravated child molestation. That being said, an official source has yet to authenticate the information. Even after revealing so many details, his wife has stayed quiet about the particular event that got him in prison. It seems Venus still prefers to keep herself and the story hidden.
There are varied talks about the charges that the court had sentenced the ex-husband. While many reports suggest that Tripp is serving a 45-year sentence for sexual abuse, others indicate that he is serving a fraud sentence. Unfortunately, no formal response has been received.
What does Venus Griffin Do?
Venus Griffin is a famous personality. She is an award-winning realtor from Georgia. She is also an author and a motivational speaker. Griffin is often found speaking on her podcast, Life Beyond Abuse with Venus Morris Griffin. In her podcast, she narrates about overcoming adversity in her childhood and adult life to get where she is right now.
Ever since his wife had discovered his secret, Tripp never returned home. The shocking revelation concerning him is that he has a sex addiction and has also done wrong with one of the kids on numerous occasions. In other details, Venus has remained tight-lipped.
Has Venus Griffin Remarried?
Yes. It seems the lady has moved on and remarried. At present, she is enjoying her happily ever after with the President and CEO of Kulkhe Development and Associates.
What is Humans of New York?
Humans of New York is a photo blog and a book including many street portraits and interviews collected on the streets of New York City. The blog was started in November 2010 by the photographer, Brandon Stanton. Over time, it has developed an immense fan following through social media.
As of March 2015, the book spent 31 weeks on The New York Times Best-Seller list. One of the stories shared by this page which went viral in March 2016, was an open letter to Donald Trump. It garnered millions of likes and shares, making it one of the most-shared posts in the history of Facebook.