Documentary Limited Series
At the young age of nine, Demetrius DuBose was developed enough to compete against thirteen year-olds in football. He was determined to push hard and win, and that’s exactly what he did. Demetrius was one of the most recruited athletes out of Seattle in 1989. He chose the University of Notre Dame, where he double majored and earned All-American status, team captain, and lead the team in defensive tackles.
His effort earned a top spot in the 2nd round of the 1993 NFL Draft. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers utilized his talents on special teams. After four years in the NFL Demetrius was cut by the Jets and decided to travel the world.
Upon returning, he decided to give his body a well deserved break and found a new passion for beach volleyball. He moved to San Diego and invested time and money into the popular sport. Before obtaining professional status in yet another skill, he was wrongfully killed by the San Diego Police department in their reckless and fatal rush to judgement. Another talented and loving man's life was cut short due to being black in America.
Our film explores this powerful series of events.