The journey of two young people going off to college from their sheltered homes and different backgrounds to face the real world of battling peer pressure and falling in love.
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Diallo Thompson ... CJ
Gregory Alan Williams ... Professor Thompson
Benjamin A. Onyango ... Chukwumah
Natalia Dominguez ... Marcella
Desalene Jones ... Veronica
Natasha Dee Davis Natasha Dee Davis ... Anna
Ed Gonzalez Moreno ... Hector (as Ed Berkeley)
Jackie Dallas ... Librarian
Joshua Flores-Q ... Roger
Rachel Okwudiafor Johnson ... Monica
Elijah Okwudiafor Johnson ... Peter
Wynton Odd ... Shawnte
Cameron Schaefer Cameron Schaefer ... Devvon
John Douglas ... Arturo (as John Orantes)
Michael J. Gwynn ... Tony Tancredi, Restaurant Manager
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'Freshman Year' is the story of CJ, who is a preacher's son and a basketball player. His path intertwines with Marcella, a cheerleader and the first in her family to attend college. CJ and Marcella both leave their sheltered homes and different backgrounds, to face the real world of battling peer pressure, and falling in love. Their freshman year takes a different turn, when a life-altering decision threatens to halt their dreams and disappoint their families. This film shows the fun, freedom and friendships of college life along with real-life scenarios and challenges.

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Written by Wendell Hanes
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great movie
22 December 2020 | by stanrocksthegameSee all my reviews

Amazing, definitely worth watching especially as it teaches the harsh reality some college students are facing.


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 2019 (USA) See more »

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Freshman Year See more »

Filming Locations:

Oakland, California, USA See more »

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