ORENTHAL JAMES SIMPSON
Simpson was born in San Francisco,
California on July 9 1947.
He was Born with the disease rickets and
had to wear homemade braces from age
three to five. The disease left him pigeon-
toed and bowlegged and left him to tough
times as a kid, many of his friends would call
him names because of his disorder.
Galileo High School in San Francisco
Simpson played for the school football team,
the Galileo Lions.
From 1965 to 1966, Simpson was a student
at City College of San Francisco.
Simpson earned an athletic scholarship to
the University of Southern California where
he played running back in 1967 and 1968.
Simpson married Marguerite L. Whitley and
ended up having three children. They divorced
Brown and Simpson got married on February
2, 1985 but latter both got divorced in 1992. O.
J. and Brown had two children together.
On the morning of June 13, 1994 Brown
Simpson and her friend, Ronald Goldman,
were found slashed and stabbed to death at
the front entrance of Brown’s condominium.
The small children, Sydney (aged 8) and
Justin (aged 5), of the Simpsons were laying
in their beds asleep with no idea of what had
O. J.’s Lawyers convinced the Los Angeles
Police Department to allow Simpson to turn
himself in at 11 a.m. on June 17. He did not turn
The police issued an all-points bulletin.
A sheriff's patrol car saw a white Ford
Bronco belonging to Simpson's friend. When the
officer approached the Bronco, Cowlings, who
was driving, yelled that Simpson had a gun to his
own head. The officer backed off but followed the
vehicle with Simpson in a low-speed chase.
The chase was on live television across the nation and
would be a national obsession with every facet of the trial
against O. J. Simpson. When people heard the chase some
went to the chase and made signs supporting and
encouraging O. J. to keep running from the police.
O. J.’S MURDER TRIAL
On January 24, 1995 the murder trial of O. J.
Simpson starts and lasted eight months.
Both O. J. and the city of L.A. spend millions
of dollars on this trial. And in October 3 1995
O. J. Simpson was declared not guilty in
After the case O. J. Simpson promised to
find the real killers but never did so. Some of
Simpson's supporters changed their minds,
as he seemed to dodge the civil jury's verdict
for the victims' families and appeared not to
search for the real killer as he had promised
Orenthal James Simpson could possibly
spend the rest of life in prison, and according
to O. J. he might be a gang “hit” from white
gangs in Lovelock Correctional Center prison
where he is serving his time.