'Last Chance U' Season 5 Release Date, Plot: Everything to Know

'Last Chance U' director Greg Whiteley (right) with series' star Rejzohn Wright (left)
'Last Chance U' director Greg Whiteley (right) with series' star Rejzohn Wright (left) | Instagram/Greg Whiteley

The fifth and final season of Netflix’s docuseries Last Chance U marks the end of an era, but viewers won’t have to wait long for more from director Greg Whiteley. Netflix has greenlit a continuation of the series—but with a focus on basketball — for 2021. In the meantime, you can savor the final football-centric season, plus dive back into Whiteley’s other big Netflix project, Cheer

Here’s everything you need to know about the final season of Last Chance U.

Last Chance U Season 5 Release Date

The final season will drop July 28 on Netflix.

Last Chance U Season 5 Plot

The docuseries will look at life on the Laney College JUCO football team in Oakland, California. The team is trying to defend their 2018 national championship, but, of course, there are lots of obstacles to overcome along the way. Whitely spoke to Deadline about the new series, sharing that, “We’re thrilled to be able to delve into the world of Laney College for our fifth season and to have had the opportunity to document the incredible grit and drive of these JUCO players in Oakland, CA.”