John U. Nwankwo Ph.D popularly known as Dr. John, is a serial entrepreneur and successful business executive. He is married to Dr. Jane John-Nwankwo, the CEO of Lewabo Media Group. In Purple Roses, he played a major role, and was characterized as Dr. John, a successful business mogul, whose wife left when their daughter, Maddie turned 18. As Maddie's father, Dr. John mentored and supported her daughter to become successful and go for her dreams. But that left him without devoting much attention to his romantic needs and love life until he ran into Kayla one fateful morning, while doing his usual morning routine jog which changed the cause of their lives. In Purple Roses, Dr. John is both a father, an encourager and motivator who ensures the success of those under his influence. Dr. John U. Nwankwo is a strategist and consultant. He is a writer, sports enthusiasts, motivational and inspirational speaker, and an Ordained Gospel Minister. He is an avid reader, and the author of numerous inspirational books including The Audacity of Success; Dare to Succeed, and The Female Orgasm: How to Bring Out the Pleasure Cooker in Her. The Book of Continuing Sex & Intimate Education for Couples, among others.
Karen Abercrombie is an award-winning actress, Parents’ Choice Award winning storyteller, award-winning independent film producer, a highly sought-after speaker, and an avid environmentalist. Best known for her award-winning portrayal of the spicy, 80 year old prayer warrior, Miss Clara, in the Kendrick Brothers film, War Room, Karen has an impressive body of work under her belt. She has guest starred on such TV shows as ‘Saved By The Bell’, ‘The Inspectors’, ‘Vampire Diaries’, ‘Ally McBeal’, and ‘Strong Medicine’ to name a few. She has also played recurring characters on OWN’S series, ‘Delilah’ and AMC’S, series, ‘Turn’. As for the stage, Karen has a long list of professional credits – including Off-Broadway performances – to her name. In 2018, Karen formed Earth Mother Entertainment LLC, an independent film production company. Her first film, ‘Discarded Things’ has garnered five Best Actress awards for Karen's role in the film, two Best Picture awards, and three Best Supporting Actor awards. ‘Discarded Things’ is currently playing on Amazon Prime, Pure Flix, YouTube TV and a few other streaming platforms.
Jane John-Nwankwo Ph.D. is an award-winning actress who portrayed Jane in Problem Deflated. Among her many theatrical appearances, Dr Jane played the main character in Found and Lifted depicting an abusive marriage survivor who later found love. In Purple Roses, she Portrayed John's sister. Her role in Purple Roses depicts a good brother-sister relationship. Problem Deflated, Found and lifted and Purple Roses are Lewabo Original movies all written by Jane John-Nwankwo. She has written over 20 other award-winning movies and over 100 published books. She has produced over 70 movies. She is a motivational speaker, Actress, Singer and Writer. www.janejohn-nwankwo.com
Den’Mica Eugene, wife and mother of five, is an actress, talk show host and the founder of Forever Stories. She is a Detriot native. She currently resides in Killeen, TX. Presently, Den’Mica is continuing to study her craft of acting, while she interviews her guests on her hit talk show, which is titled “Open Vibes.” With twenty-one plus years as a hairstylist and a cosmetology instructor, Den’Mica shifted gears few years ago to pursue her dream of becoming an actress. She has landed numerous roles on film, commercials and print jobs like; “The Teacher Shortage” by Troy Escamilla, “Dead of Night” a Snapchat Original shot by Bazelevs, and an Arrow Electronics TV commercial, just to name a few.