Barnwell native, Don “JB” Brown is the 7th of 8 siblings. He served in two branches of the military, Army and Air Force. He holds a Master’s degree in education, a Bachelor’s degree in computer information management, an Associate’s degree in applied science and currently securing his Ph.D. He is a nationally registered EMT from the Air Force. He started writing plays, poetry, and short stories at the age of 12, then move on to music, books, and movie scripts some years later. Forbidden Love is the 8th of 16 scripts and four books that he has written, to include a children’s book entitled Poppy, The Mask-Less Anti-Bullying Guinea Pig.
Brown has worked with several industry greats including the late Sherman Hemsley and Tommy Ford. He has also worked with Nephew Tommy, Angie Stone, Rodney Perry, and now in this hit movie, “Forbidden Love” Christopher Ammanuel from the hit Netflix series, “Black Lightning.” JB’s former film, To Love The Soul Of A Woman has yielded over 533,000 views and is on more than 20 platforms. He is also the writer/director of Ultimate Alibi, Thy Will Be Done, Closing Statement, Deception, and Daddy, Ain’t No Power Like Prayer.
Forbidden Love tells the story of a defense attorney, Dennis Todd, (JB BROWN) who appeared to be the perfect husband, father, and family man until a deep dark secret is revealed and soon learns that when a man chooses lust over love, the love for his family is lost! His wife, Nikkei, (NASHA SHANDRI) is devastated. A cheating husband’s mischief leads to murder, mystery, and mayhem. His odious connection to his son’s (CHRISTOPHER AMMANUEL) girlfriend (JAVIA BELTON) uncovers the biggest shock of their lives!
Forbidden Love is now streaming online at www.jbstarpresents.tv It can also be purchased on DVD or downloaded. Other local special guest stars include N’Yannia Prince, Joyce Heyward, Tyonne Heyward, and Allendale’s Colette Darby.