Gregory Boyle is a Jesuit priest from the United States and the founder of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, the world's largest gang intervention, rehabilitation, and re-entry program. He has been inducted into the California Hall of Fame and has earned the California Peace Prize. Boyle was recognized a Champion of Change by the White House in 2014. He was awarded the 2017 Laetare Medal by the University of Notre Dame, which is the oldest prize presented to American Catholics. Tattoos on the Heart and Barking to the Chorus are two of his best-selling books. He will donate all net revenues from The Entire Language, his third book, to Homeboy Industries.