"Life of a King" is the true story of one man's inspiring mission to better the future of inner-city youth in Washington, D.C.

After being incarcerated for 18 years, Eugene Brown (Academy Award®-winner Cuba Gooding Jr.) established the Big Chair Chess Club to help pull kids off the streets.

Using the simple chess-inspired motto ''think before you move,'' Brown helped give troubled students something that he never had: a future.