Reducing recidivism, has always been our primary goal


Commander J.L. Sherman practiced law throughout the State of Florida from 2003 to 2009 as a private criminal defense attorney. In June 2010 Commander Sherman formed the Mentoring Achievement Project, Inc. (a Florida 501(c)(3) not for profit corporation) with Nancy Morais. Their combined experience working in the field of re-entry offered their Members a unique opportunity to work with skilled practitioners who understand the challenges of starting a new life once leaving a correctional institution.

In January 2019 Commander Sherman opened ReEntry Portal, LLC, a for profit limited liability company, to offer a new re-entry program to felons in Florida correctional institutions.

Commander Sherman is a native of Tampa. He graduated from Saint Leo College and earned his law degree from the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

Commander J.L. Sherman
President and Chief Executive Officer

How To Apply For Services

The first step is to complete our Application For Acceptance For Membership. We are a for profit company and we charge a one time
non-refundable fee to process your application. We believe it is money well spent as we spend a good amount of time reviewing and researching the information contained in your completed application.



Eric Jefferson Tinsley practiced law in Florida from 2003 to 2011 specializing in immigration law as well as handling criminal law, family law, personal injury, and civil litigation cases. For Mr. Tinsley, helping people come to the United States was extremely rewarding and satisfying.

In April of 2019, Mr. Tinsley joined ReEntry Portal, LLC as Vice President Strategic Business Development. A native of Virginia who was raised in New Haven, Connecticut, Mr. Tinsley graduated from the University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, Connecticut and earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Quinnipiac University of Law in Hamden, Connecticut. Mr. Tinsley has resided in Florida since 2001.

Eric J. Tinsley
Vice President Strategic Business Development, ReEntry Portal, L.L.C.

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