He Risked it all to make the Grade.
Academy AwardÂ® winner Denzel Washington masterfully portrays George McKenna, the determined new principal of a notorious Los Angeles High School. Life is full of hard lessons for McKenna, who risks it all by going head to head with the drug-infested, gang-run war zone, known as George Washington High. His personal relationship with Lynn Whitfield also gets tested in this relentless battle of how this tough principal fought the system to take this school back. Based on a true story.