Jerico is the story of best friends, Jarvis Cook and Jerico Walker, living in 1964 rural Mississippi. Jarvis is a hardworking man fighting hard to overcome a past tragedy and live out the dreams his father couldn't achieve. Jerico is a spontaneous and carefree jokester who regularly gets Jarvis off track, but would do anything for his friend. Together they challenge the restrictions and bias' of Jim Crow and set out on a dangerous, but comedic journey to fulfill the lifelong dream Jarvis' father never could. With all the elements of the Jim Crow south against them, Jerico makes an unlikely, yet heroic decision in an effort to save their lives.
A simple ride to work just became the journey of a lifetime
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Did You Know?
There is a sequence in the film that involves several Klansmen. The actors portraying these characters were outfitted on the side of a fairly busy South Dallas street. A man stopped and asked one of the production personnel if the Klan had come back to town. See more