As an award-winning Recording Artist, JAVEN has the dynamic talents of Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Speaker, and Producer. With more than 10 years in the industry, he has won multiple awards for his outstanding work and gained notable recognition across the country and around the world.
JAVEN’s impeccable stage presence led him to star in numerous productions. He was a lead in the theatrical production of “A Raisin in the Sun” and he starred in the Off-Broadway musical “The Rock and the Rabbi.” JAVEN continued to earn parts in feature films like “One Night with the King” starring opposite Omar Sharif; the feature film “Abandoned” starring Britney Murphy; and the feature film “Preacher’s Kid” starring Clifton Powell. As a songwriter, JAVEN wrote and recorded the hit single “One Step” which was featured in the 2010 feature film “The Cross.”
While balancing an acting career, JAVEN actively produced and delivered attention garnering music that his fans could enjoy and appreciate. His first single, “Never Give Up on Love” from the self-titled CD “Javen,” soared to the top 10 CCM charts. In 2003, he released his first independent CD, “Change,” on his production label jRock Entertainment which was nominated for several awards topping the charts. In 2009, JAVEN released the “Keeping the Faith” CD, which included duets with Israel Houghton and Deitrick Haddon as well as the hit single, “None Like You.” In 2010 JAVEN released the power packed CD “Free” which included the hit single “One Step” which was featured in the movie “The Cross.” As a songwriter JAVEN has several top music videos, hit singles, and awards.
JAVEN has also served his community as a full-time worship leader at a mega-church for many years. He now travels doing over 130 dates per year singing and speaking across the country and around the world in locales as varied as Africa, Indonesia, Europe, Canada, Brazil, the Caribbean, and more.
He is a spokesperson for World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide; he is a consistent donor and supporter of Hope for Haiti, an incredible missions program that houses, feeds, educates and trains over 300 children in Haiti; and participates in several domestic mission programs that deal with homelessness, hunger, and poverty in the Los Angeles, CA area.
JAVEN recently launched the Worship in the Now Series, a powerful two-day seminar on spiritual guidance, worship, music, life lessons, and more. His much anticipated and long awaited Live CD Recording entitled “Worship in the Now” will be released this year. Through his message of both love and hope, JAVEN desires to see lives changed wherever he goes. You can keep up with this dynamic talent by logging on to
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