When a rising high school football player from South Central L.A. is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High, the wins, losses and struggles of two families from vastly different worlds — Compton and Beverly Hills — begin to collide. Inspired by the life of pro football player Spencer Paysinger.
The main character of All American season 1 Spencer (Daniel Ezra) go to school in southern Los Angeles and shows great talent as a footballer. Once a coach from a prestigious school in Beverly Hills, Billy Baker (Taye Diggs) invites him to move and change school to play for a stronger team. After the transition, Spencer is on the verge of two completely different worlds. On the one hand, dysfunctional, but perfectly familiar and understandable southern Los Angeles, and on the other, the rich district of Beverly Hills. Spencer feels uncomfortable initially at the new place, but finds an unexpected friend in the face of Billy's daughter Olivia (Samantha Logan), who tells him how to deal with new classmates. Can Spencer to gain a foothold in Beverly Hills and continue his career in American football?Read more »