When you looks at DeVon Franklin’s life, you may say he has it all! Senior Vice President of Production at Columbia Pictures, Gorgeous successful actress wife in Meagan Good, living life about as faithfully and right as one can do. His story, especially in Hollywood, is truly one to be admired, and n the process he has become one of entertainment’s brightest executives and fastest rising producers!
He was formerly a studio executive at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) and got his start as an intern for Will Smith and James Lasstier. In addition to his entertainment industry pursuits, DeVon is also a preacher and motivational speaker. He will become a published author when Simon & Schuster released his first book entitled, Produced By Faith, in May of 2011. It’s a how-to-guide about pursuing your career without compromising your faith. He’s appeared on CNN, Fox-11 Morning News and featured in Essence Magazine, LA Focus and IAE Magazine.
He was recently named by The Hollywood Reporter as one of the top 35 executives under 35 and one of the top 10 industry impact players by the NAACP. He sits on the board of Film Independent and American Black Film Festival. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a B.A degree in Business Administration and a minor in Cinema-Television. He’s from the San Francisco Bay Area and lives in Los Angeles.
Here “The King Of Kamelot” chats on Spreecast with the inspirational “Produced By Faith” author and producer to talk about his incredible journey from intern to successful studio exec, his relationships with Will Smith and Oprah, his life with his beautiful and successful wife Meagan Good, how faith created a base in his life, and soo much more!! DeVon is truly a role model…
Here is DeVon on Super Soul Sunday with Oprah Winfrey: