The role is the opportunity of a lifetime for the aspiring young actress who performed her first play in the sixth grade and booked her first on-camera gig at 17 years old. The film’s debut follows a string of successful appearances for the budding thespian, including the Oprah Winfrey executive produced series Greenleaf on OWN and working with Academy Award nominated director, Lee Daniels, on the popular Fox series, STAR, starring Queen Latifah. To say that Rayven is on a roll is an understatement. Under the tutelage of Atlanta-based talent agents, Christopher Young and Tay Smith at J Pervis Talent Agency, Rayven is quickly building up the kind of screen credits that actors dream of in Hollywood.
A Cincinnati, OH native, residing in Atlanta, Rayven is currently an undergraduate at Kennesaw State University majoring in Communications, Media Studies. She is humbled by her selection to play the famed actor’s sister. In fact, Rayven reveals that the role struck a special chord with her as she shared similar childhood experiences with her character.