Excelsior Union High senior J.J. Manners navigates the cliques and rivalries that high school entails, all while pursuing Beth Franklin, who happens to be the girlfriend of the quarterback and class president, Beau Middleton. When the animosity between J.J. and Beau reaches its boiling point, there's only one way to settle the vies for Beth's affection: a drag race.
Almost-was NBA player Mark Cooper (Mark Curry) is done with school and just starting out, and he’s got a place to call home alongside two roomies, childhood pal Robin Dumars (Dawnn Lewis) and her bestie, Vanessa Russell (Holly Robinson). Mark gets a substitute teaching job in hopes of becoming a school basketball coach, but he quickly learns that it’s hard to control a class of first graders.