Johnny Jolly says he first tried purple drank while at Forest Brook High School. Jolly started using it again while playing with the Green Bay Packers. Tonight, he tells you how he got hooked and why he felt he had to have it.
"Once you get addicted to it, you're in the mind set," he said. "Where you don't think you going to get caught or you don't feel like you're going to get in trouble and that's just the drug talking to you."
Erik Barajas will also tell you why purple drank is so highly addictive and the advice Jolly has for others. That's a closer look on Eyewitness News tonight at 10.