Watch: DeVon Franklin on his Hollywood journey

Franklin focuses on paving the way for other Black executives, actors and filmmakers in Hollywood.

DeVon Franklin is a producer, author, and motivational speaker with over 25 years as a mainstay in Hollywood. Franklin uses his instincts from being a pastor to maneuver through the entertainment industry and becoming one of the best faith-based filmmakers and producers around. At the Oscars red carpet, theGrio connected with Franklin as he discussed his long journey through the Hollywood landscape.

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