To Save a Life is a Christian film focusing on high school basketball star Jake Taylor, played by Randy Wayne. He and his best friend Roger Dawson (Robert Bailey, Jr.) have been friends since childhood, but he and Jake grow apart as Jake spends more time with his new girlfriend Amy. By their senior year, Jake’s the most popular guy in school, is at all the best parties, and is headed to Louisville on a basketball scholarship. Roger is constantly picked on and is generally unnoticed. Roger causes an incident at school and it causes Jake to look at his life and question his goals and priorities. Jake decides to start going to church and cut out a lot of the partying, but he gets opposition from his friends, girlfriend, and father. Jake also begins hanging out with the kids that he attends church with, which causes his social standing to drop.