Akeelah Rose is unappreciated, unwanted, and undesirable. You could say that she's the star of the school and everyone wants to be like her, but you'd be lying. She is bullied by a group of boys at her high school. Akeelah is beaten at school practically everyday. She goes home with bruises and a variety of wounds all over her body. Although her main bullies are the group of boys, everyone bullies her. She only has one friend, Camille. She has stuck with Akeelah ever since it started and she hasn't left her side since. One day Akeelah has enough and she changes. She starts exercising and she gets a makeover. She comes back with Camille and they're ready for revenge.