Cast

Michelle McKinney Hammond
Michelle Hammond
(Bestselling Author)

As a bestselling author, speaker, singer and television presenter, Michelle McKinney Hammond has authored over 40 books (selling over two million copies worldwide), including best-selling titles The Diva Principle, Sassy, Single and Satisfied, 101 Ways to Get and Keep His Attention, and Secrets of an Irresistible Woman. A gifted vocalist, Michelle has recorded four CDs. She co-hosted the Emmy Award-winning television talk show Aspiring Women on TLN for ten years as well as TCT’s 3D Woman. She has appeared on many television shows.

Devika Parikh
Devika Parikh
(Actress)

For over 18 years, Devika has made a living as an actress. She has appeared in over 40 national and regional commercials; recurred or guest-starred on a number of celebrated TV shows including the award winning West Wing, 24 and Resurrection Blvd; appeared in several feature films, TV and cable movies; and worked in voice-overs for radio, TV and film.

Vanessa Evelyn
Vanessa Evelyn
(Makeup Artist)

Vanessa Evelyn is the of founder Petra Alexandra, Inc. Beauty School in New York which serves as a boutique to young women with dreams of learning the fine art of make-up application to enter the field of make-up design within the entertainment industry. Miss Evelyn is a sought-after Makeup Artist in the beauty industry serving high caliber celebrities and supermodels.

Dr. Sherril Rieux
Dr. Sherril Rieux
(Primary Care Physician)

Dr. Sherril Rieux is a physician in a small primary care practice in Beverly Hills, California. With reception and billing support from her employees, Dr. Rieux successfully implemented an electronic health record (EHR) system in her office and achieved Meaningful Use Stage 1. Dr. Rieux was awarded a $25,000 Technology Grant from the NCQA.

Jacque Cofer
Jacque Cofer
(Movie / Television Producer)

Jacque and her husband and business partner James Cofer, Jr. creates, acquire and produce movies and television shows for their company, Cofer Entertainment Group. Their most recent project is the DRTV talk show Voices: Women in the Church which airs on Christian television stations. The Cofers are also the founders of Christian Cinema Online.

Eula Smith
Eula Smith
(Fashion Consultant)

Eula Smith, Creator and Owner of EMS Consulting, started her fashion career at the world-renowned retail giant Nordstrom. Her sense of style and trend setting abilities quickly elevated her from sales associate, to department manager, on up to lead buyer for the Savvy department over an impressive 11 year span.

Felecia Hodges
Felecia Hodges
(Public Art Consultant)

Felecia has been a devoted art advocate in both visual and performing arts. She has been involved as a Board Member for the Los Angeles P.I.C.O Neighborhood Council and volunteered with national organizations. A graduate of USC School of Fine Art, she has worked with leading art professionals.

Asia Robinson
Asia Robinson
(Cast Member)

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Valerie Clayton
Valerie Clayton
(Cast Member)

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Wanda Hadley
Wanda Hadley
(Cast Member)

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Dr. Cynthia Hale
Dr. Cynthia Hale
(Rev. Hale / Pastor)

From the moment I entered ministry and sought to pursue the call of God on my life, I have been graciously assisted and mentored by persons who preceded me on the journey. Coming alongside of me, like the Holy Spirit, these men and women were powerful examples, giving me wise counsel, sharing resources and models for ministry that have been invaluable. Once I had something to share, I realized I could do no less. Rev. Dr. Cynthia L. Hale is the founding and Senior Pastor of the Ray of Hope Christian Church in Decatur, Georgia.

Sherri Sheperd
Sherri Shepherd
(Actress / TV Show Hostess)

Whether on stage or screen, Sherri Shepherd’s magnetic personality and hilarious sense of humor never fails to delight audiences. Sherri was a part of groundbreaking history when the hosts of The View won the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show Host. That same year, Sherri and the co-hosts were chosen as part of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.

Pastor Donald Bell
Donald Bell
(Pastor / Teacher)

Donald M. Bell, Sr. is the Pastor and teacher of Covenant Blessing Fellowship, (CBF). Launched in March 2001 with Adult Bible Study, God allowed for Covenant Blessing Fellowship’s expansion into Sunday worship services in May of the same year. Pastor Bell and his wife Michelle reside in Southern California. They have three children.

Bishop Kenneth C. Ulmer
Kenneth C. Ulmer
(Bishop / Senior Pastor)

Kenneth C. Ulmer, PhD., is Senior Pastor of Faithful Central Bible Church in Los Angeles. Dr. Ulmer former President of The King’s University in Los Angeles where he also serves as a founding board member, adjunct professor and Dean of The King’s At Oxford; an annual summer session held at Oxford University. Dr. Ulmer and his wife reside in Los Angeles.

Kriss Turner
Kriss Turner
(Screenwriter / Producer)

Kriss Turner has written and produced episodes for the television series Sister, Sister, Living Single, The Bernie Mac Show, The Cosby Show, Everybody Hates Chris, Whoopi and Sherri. She was featured on CNN’s two-night series Black in America, where she discussed the idea of being a single African-American woman who is successful in a male-dominated field.

Desiree Jellerette
Desiree Jellerette
(Producer / Production Manager)

In April 1999, Desirée, a producer and production manager from NYC had decided to make her move to the city of Angels. After working with some of the hottest independent movie mogul Directors in the East; Spike Lee, Jason Alexander, Night Shayamalan, Julian Schabel, she believed she can launch her career in Hollywood with a bang.

Janice Kovacek
Janice Kovacek
(Executive Assistant)

Janice Kovacek almost missed her soul mate, Wolfgang Kovacek, a website designer from Austria when they met in 1999 at a going away party. He didn’t come into the package she expected, but spiritually speaking, he did come into the package of what she wanted. Physically, he didn’t but I wanted who God wanted for me.

Ann Marie Coore
Ann Marie Coore
(Cast Member)

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Dr. Jerome Clayton
Dr. Jerome Clayton
(Cast Member)

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Lisa Jones
Lisa Jones
(Cast Member)

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Andrea Wiley
Andrea Wiley
(Filmmaker / Writer / Producer)

After successful careers as an Electrical Engineer and Television Writer/Producer for such shows as The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, The Jamie Foxx Show, The Steve Harvey Show, and The Parkers, Andrea Wiley founded Clean Heart Productions; a Kingdom-based, multimedia company whose mission is to help transform this world’s culture into the Kingdom God created it to be by presenting the Gospel in a relevant, relatable and irresistible way. Andrea’s passion and love for the Lord guides the projects she produces.

Maura Gale
Maura Gale
(Actress / Author / Evangelist)

Maura Gale is an actress, author, and evangelist who has been sharing the gift of ministry and art for more than 20 years. She seamlessly fused these two passions to create MinARTstry, an artistic brand used to produce engaging work. Her motivational messaging speaks to the needs of men and women on a cellular level which makes Maura and her ministry unique.

Sandra Steen
Dr. Sandra Steen
(Certified Life Coach)

Individuals from all professions benefit from Dr. Sandra Steen’s unrivaled coaching techniques, which stimulate self-discovery and revolutionary ways of thinking for self-improvement. Sandra’s clients report they are more competent because they have the knowledge to engage their leaders, develop their people and promote excellence in their organization.

Paula Bond-Fitten
Paula Bond-Fitten
(Producer / Director)

Paula Bond is a previous high-fashion model and Miss California. As the founder of First Option Entertainment, Paula’s recent ventures include producing/directing major events for high-profile celebrities such as LeBron James, Jamie Foxx, Jay Leno and others. Paula is also the founder of Life Skills Academy; a nonprofit organization serving inner-city youths.

Hilary Beard
Hilary Beard
(Author / Editor / Career Coach)

Hilary Beard is an award-winning writer, editor and book collaborator, specializing in education, health and wellness, self-help, parenting, psychology, and transformational memoir. She is also certified professional coach, specializing in career coaching. In her work as a journalist, Hilary has been the editor-in-chief of two publications.

Robin Strayhorn
Robin Strayhorn
(Visual Artist)

Born in Detroit, Robin Strayhorn was blessed with a childhood immersed in creativity inspired by innovative parents. She began drawing as a youngster, developing her creative vocabulary at an early age. Through acrylic, oil, watercolor, printmaking, ceramics and collage, Strayhorn reveals the vitality of her imagination.

Sara Finnley Johnson
Sara Johnson
(Writer / Producer)

After graduating from the USC with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, she was Writer/Producer on several classic television comedies including: Married with Children, 227 and Family Matters. Sara was proud to co-create and serve as Executive Producer on the groundbreaking UPN/CW hit comedies, Moesha and The Parkers.

Ta-Ning
Ta-Ning
(Cast Member)

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Winnie Holmes
Winnie Holmes
(Cast Member)

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Pamela Shine
Pamela Shine
(Cast Member)

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Cast January 27, 2016

SOULMATE FILM

SoulMate is a documentary film that journeys into the realities facing today’s successful, Christian, single African American women.

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