The second sentence is not grammatical.
When involved is used as a transitive verb, the subject is almost always an activity or a field of knowledge, never an animate noun.
Climbing mountains involves a lot of risk.
Proper exercise involves physical as well as mental discipline.
Does this job involve travel?
A person may only be involved in something. It's a non-specific way of signifying someone's participation in an activity.
He's been involved in the chess club for several years.
She's heavily involved in the church choir; she's at rehearsal 3 nights a week.
However, there are some cases where a person can be the subject or object of involve.
I want to involve Tom in my plan to rob the bank.
Now Tom is involved in the bank robbery.
Involved with signifies a personal relationship, usually - but not always - romantic.
How long have they been involved?
She's been involved with him for three years.
I don't like the group of friends he's involved with.