A man-child deals with the loss of his father, an absent mother, and the bitterness from the hand dealt to him. Raised by his grandmother, Jayson King feels that they are worlds apart and turns to the open arms of the streets for guidance. When he gets caught up in the Los Angeles County jail system, he is forced to stand face to face with racism, humiliation, and other elements when his freedom is taken away. It is then that he learns about the real game of life's struggles, trials, and tribulations in high speed. In the midst of it all, he finds that the growing up process has no pause or stop button. The clock continues to tick, life moves on, and time waits for no one.