Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson, at a point one of the NFL's brightest stars, has fallen into a pattern of struggle and bad life decisions that will baffle almost anyone. Despite his formidable talent, Johnson has a penchant for landing in the headlines far too often for reasons that have nothing to do with football.
Earlier today (June 10), Johnson was ordered to serve 30 days in jail for parole violation and would have avoided jail time if he didn't joke around in court. Johnson's knack for getting into trouble is a consistent punch line with the six-time Pro Bowler.
Hip-Hop Wired takes a look back on Ochocino's history of struggle on the following pages.