Asher was raised by his Grandmother, Liz “Sweetiepie” Davenport majority of his life. He was abandoned by his mother who fought most of her life with a drug addiction And then dead to Breast Cancer. His father was in his life off & on until Asher was 13. He left him to pursue a dream of being a World Famous Bass player. He also had a drug problem. As a young boy, Asher answered the calling on his life. He developed a talent for teaching & mentoring to other youth at age nine. And becoming VBS Youth Director of his grandmother’s church at age eleven.
Asher had an average life growing up. He played football in the street with other boys in the neighborhood. Helped design & build a tree house with his best friend Tommy. But things got hectic after Tommy was shot to death in front of Asher over a Starter jacket. After losing his best friend…everything changed. He started missing school & church. Until he got kicked out. He also got a girl pregnant. He thought he was a man until he found out it wasn’t his. He got his self back in school & finished. But he never went back to church again. Asher had given up on God. He had a hole in his life that nothing he did could feel. No sports, hobbies, girls, working two & three jobs. Nothing. But he knew what it was in his spirit! He wouldn’t admit it.
Asher was like everyone’s Big brother. Since a young child, even the adults would call him the “Quiet Giant”. But no matter what was said to him. He would run from the calling! He would fight it. Even though he knew that he was different from other young adults.
But he had a praying Grandmother and he would soon learn that you cannot run from God forever. The prodigal son always returns home.
Length: 70 Minutes
Cast: 7 males, 2 females. Plus extras
Audience: Teens and Adults
Genre: Contemporary Drama
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