Knowing that he's about to be taken back into the foster care system, Kevin Jackson runs away to live on the streets. He sees himself as the outcast anyway, because his brother and sister are the perfect ones while he's always struggled. Things go well to start with, but he soon learns firsthand how dangerous the streets can be. Along the way, he has to confront his own prejudices, and he comes to realize he's had a distorted view in the past. Life is full of surprises, and Kevin will face his share of them as he moves into his future.