Johnny Sunshine (Damian Chapa), born in a Mexican American Ghetto family to a white mother and a Mexican dad, witnesses his parents slaying as a youth. At only eight years old he takes revenge on the man who killed his mother. Johnny grows up hard as a gangster in a ruthless world as an entrepreneur in the drug and smuggling business. As he gets older he realizes that it’s not the life he wants for his little brother, Ricky. He tries to change but it’s too late. All the other gangs want him dead thinking he’s turned. He has to fight to the end to prove he is still a Mexican Gangster.