At Morrison State University, classwork is the least of these roommates’ problems.
Jason Cooper is a brilliant student whose flawless academic record is jeopardized by the tribulations of pledging a fraternity. His life is further complicated by his sudden and unexpected attraction to another male student, a secret he has no intention of disclosing to his devout Christian mother.
Tyree Iversen is an out and proud gay man with a vivacity that draws the ire of his peers and the university’s conservative administration. Tyree’s battles extend to his personal life where his search for “the one” has come up disappointingly short.
Cole Hill, a hotshot sprinter with a full scholarship, isn’t winning meets the way he once did. Instead of spending more time at practice like his track coach desperately wants him to, he shifts the responsibility to others. His apathy hasn’t gone unnoticed by his teammates or his loyal girlfriend.
In his debut novel, Mark S. Luckie presents an unforgettable trio navigating life at a historically black college. DO U. is a fiercely funny and heart-wrenching tale about maintaining individuality in the face of repression.