Rice Baker-Yeboah - Dropback

As his beloved Oakwood, once the center of Black life in Venice Beach, is overtaken by gentrification, Quentin Burrows Jr. is left to care for his younger half-sister after an unspeakable crime that leaves him as his family’s only hope. Quentin is pegged by the insatiable college football hype machine as the "next big thing,” but a passing encounter with a vagabond street painter leaves him with a series of powerful psychic disturbances.