Rev. Naima Lett, D.MIN, ABD
Actor. Producer. Preacher. Author.
Naima Lett is an award-winning actor, producer, preacher and author on a MISSION: to help us find our God-given purpose and follow our dreams while deepening our faith. Her candid and humorous storytelling and preaching make her an exhilarating and highly sought-after international speaker who boldly proclaims the truth in love and cares for souls in Los Angeles and across the globe.
Naima is currently the first female Doctorate in Ministry candidate in Talbot School of Theology’s (BIOLA) preaching cohort where she is writing her dissertation on what Hollywood believes and values and how to effectively minister here.
Naima is also the first recipient of Dallas Theological Seminary’s Masters in Media & Communications and was chosen as the Mary T. Seume Award recipient for being the female master’s level student in the graduating class who, in the judgment of the faculty, best evidences well-balanced Christian character, scholarship, and promise of effective Christian service. She served as president of EIKON, DTS’ arts group and a Student Government leader. Naima ministered in DTS’ Chapel several times as a student and was recently invited back as an alumnus and gave the message, Who Do You Love? (VIDEO).
In addition to acting in television and film, Naima has written and performed several one-woman plays including her signature drama entitled “Shattered Silhouettes” about five Biblical women in theaters, universities, conferences and houses of worship internationally as well as speaking and teaching. Naima has served in full time ministry for over a decade.
Naima recently added author and screenwriter to her resume as she releases her first book Confessions of a Hollywood Christian™ and produces the television series.
Naima’s studio credits include Paramount’s The Curious Case of Benjamin Button starring Brad Pitt, Fox’s Prison Break, Lifetime’s Living Proof starring Harry Connick Jr, BBC America’s Wire in the Blood starring Robson Green, and Lifetime’s Inspector Mom starring Danica McKellar. For more credits, see Film/TV – IMDb
Naima received her Bachelor of Fine Arts as the top graduate of Howard University’s Theatre Department (summa cum laude), continued her theatrical career at the Tony Award-winning Crossroads Theatre, and studied classical theatre with the British American Drama Academy in Oxford, England. She was an artist and administrator with Max McLean’s Fellowship for the Performing Arts for several years.
Naima is married to her best friend, Kevin, a music producer and executive director, and they make their home in LaLaLand.