What to expect from this book is one man's perseverance to make a difference, and also a cry for help and awareness. African American boys across America are faced with many challenges growing up with countless encounters of heartache and despair. John Hudson can definitely relate to all individuals who feel like they have been ignored and looked over. If you feel that you have nothing to offer today's society and you're tired of being overlooked and ignored, this book is must read. To truly understand success and achievement, you must know that hope, pain and struggle is a requirement to overcoming obstacles, but getting through the H.O.O.P.S of life requires having applied faith.