BRIAN BANKS is one of the country’s most prominent exonerees. In 2002, Brian was an All-American football star at Long Beach Polytechnic High School with a full ride scholarship to USC and his sights set on the NFL. He found his life upended when he was falsely accused and convicted of a crime he did not commit. Despite the lack of evidence, Brian was railroaded through a broken legal system and sentenced to a decade of prison and probation.

WHAT SET ME FREE

THE BOOK

Discover the unforgettable and inspiring true story of Brian Banks—a young man who was wrongfully convicted, only to emerge with his spirit unbroken and determined to achieve his dream of playing in the NFL.

The speaker

BRIAN BANKS

One of the country’s most prominent exonerees, this former high schoolfootball star inspires with his unforgettable, life affirming story of resiliency, redemption and triumph over adversity and injustice.

Brian Banks, THE MOVIE

 THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE

Brian Banks tells the true story of the wrongful imprisonment and exoneration of Brian Banks. An all-American high-school football player committed to USC by his Junior year, Brian’s life was upended when a classmate falsely accused him of a crime he didn’t commit.