Part 1 tells of the childhood and youth of John Gotti Junior. While growing up in Howard Beach, New York, and as a student at New York Military Academy® John learns of, and we follow the story of his father’s meteoric rise to power in the world of organized crime. Years later, after graduating, instead of going on to pursue a career in the military, at his father’s urging John Junior takes a year off. That’s when his troubles begin and he gets in a barroom brawl. John’s father “punishes” him by forcing him to spend his days hanging out at the Bergin Hunt and Fish Social Club, his father’s mob headquarters. By the time John is in his twenties, he is asked and chooses to become a made member of the Gambino Crime Family.