Hollywood executive DeVon Franklin shares lessons in living and working his faith from nine to five not just from quitting time on.
In the fifteen years I’ve known DeVon he’s lived his life the same way he makes his movies: with commitment humility and a work ethic that demands respect. I’m honored to have been a part of his journey from stellar intern to studio vice president–his story is one to be shared with anyone chasing a dream.”–Will Smith
“DeVon Franklin is a remarkable man of infectious enthusiasm and a sterling example that one can navigate through the complexities of life even the verisimilitude of Hollywood with clarity purpose and integrity.”–Angela Bassett
“Holding on to one’s faith while pursuing a dream especially in the entertainment business is no small feat. DeVon demonstrates this possibility beautifully and without compromise. The themes of DeVon’s book are great examples of how to pursue any career not just within the movie business and stay true to God.”–Tyler Perry
“After reading DeVon Franklin’s book “Produced by Faith” I thought it would have been a great guide for my early life but it’s never too late for a book like this. “Produced by” Faith is a wonderful gift from an insightful inspiring man.”–Antwone Fisher
“It takes faith to step out from obscurity into the glaring lights of Hollywood particularly as a man of faith. Not only does DeVon Franklin detail his astonishing ascension to the top of his craft he shares how he did it to the glory of God and to the delight of blockbuster audiences around the globe. This book is a must-read for anyone seeking to strike that quintessential balance between faith and function. Hollywood like life is a walk of faith.”–Bishop T. D. Jakes
DeVon Franklin was recently promoted to vice president of production for Columbia Pictures a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment making him one of the youngest individuals in that position in the industry. In addition to his entertainment industry pursuits DeVon is also a Christian minister and motivational speaker. He travels from Los Angeles to Oakland at least one weekend each month to preach at Wings of Love Maranatha Ministries where he is an ordained elder.”(publisher)