JT desperately wants to leave Clearwater, Florida to attend college, but he knows his family won’t be able to afford it. When his boyfriend suggests that JT enter a teen drag competition with a large cash prize, he is hesitant at first but eventually agrees.
“A fantastic, fabulous, funny YA debut from Jeffery Self, one of the gay icons of the YouTube generation, that follows one high school student on a drag race to his future.
Debut YA author Jeffery Self takes us on a road trip with an insecure high school senior who has one goal: to be the first in his family to leave Clearwater, Florida, and go to college. The problem is, he has zero means of paying for school — until his friends convince him to compete in a drag teen competition for a college scholarship.”
Cis boys: JT
JT is gay.
JT is homoromantic.
JT struggles with body image issues, and there are a few instances of fatphobia.