Two inmates are in protective custody on Rikers Island. One is a serial killer who awaits extradition for execution, the other awaits trial for a crime he believes wasn't a crime. One has found God, the other needs to find himself. Jesus Hopped The 'A' Train is about what we truly believe to be right. It's about contradiction and hypocrisy. It's about faith, morality and the essential nature of what it is to be human.