Lavern Whitt

Mostly Credited As: Lavern Whitt
Birth Name: Lavern Whitt

Don Buchwald & Associates/Fortitude
Talent and Literary Agency * New York * Los Angeles
Client Biography
LaVern Whitt is a team player that is very comfortable with the fast pace, multitasking,
and demands that an Executive requires. She has excellent communication skills in
building relationships, resulting in connections that lead to successful transactions with
events in Music, Film, Televisions, Literary and Corporate Entities.
A native of Baltimore Maryland, LaVern attended Morgan State University and majored
in Telecommunications. She moved to Los Angeles, toured with recording artist Jeffery
Osborne and started her career in Commercial Television Productions and as a
Hollywood Stuntwoman, doubling actresses like Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg and
many others. LaVern is a seasoned woman who started producing projects independently
after the producer’s training program Will Smith created for her on the movie Hitch, and
Post Production on the CW Network Television show "All of Us," which was loosely
based on the life of Will & Jada Pinkett-Smith. After working for Overbrook
Entertainment for 4 seasons she still loved the art of story telling and creatively using
every element to bring that vision to the screen.
LaVern worked on shows such as, A Different World, Living Single, The Fresh Prince of
BelAir, The Jamie Foxx Show, Family Matters, For Your Love, One on One, The
Parkers, Half & Half, Drake and Josh, Talkin Dirty After Dark, Deep Cover, Out of Sync,
Burn Hollywood Burn, Sprung, Higher Learning, Set It Off, The Players Club, Gridlock,
Hitch, music videos featuring Dr Dre, Snoop Dog, Ice Cube, TLC, MC Lyte, Tupac and
LaVern opened Journey Entertainment in 2005 as an Independent Film, Music &
Television Production Company with clients such as Chaka Khan, Wendy Raquel
Robinson, LisaRaye, RichGirl, Lalah Hathaway, NFL Player Ray Lewis (partner Journey
T-52), Sony, Jamie Foxx, Essence Behind the Cover segments featuring
TV Host, Wendy Williams, CNN anchor Don Lemon and actress Amber Riley from the
television show Glee. As an independent Filmmaker and Executive Producer, LaVern can
take a project from conception to post production, which includes planning, obtaining
budgets, investors, developing, writing, shooting, editing, DVD authoring, music scoring,
sound effects, titling, duplication along with marketing, advertising, distribution and
client management. LaVern partnered and sold projects to NBC with Executive Producer
Tracey Edmonds, CEO of Edmonds Entertainment.
Journey Entertainment is developing and pitching Reality Shows, Scripted Drama, Sitcoms,
Documentaries, and Feature Films. With her gift of recognizing talented and
creative people, LaVern established Visionary Talent Agency but decided to Manage
clients instead. Journey Entertainment Management Division will give Actors, Musicians,
Writers, Directors and Producers the representation needed to compete for opportunities
in Hollywood.
LaVern has always been a discoverer of raw talent. She launched the career of Jada
Pinkett-Smith and many others over the 20 years in Entertainment Industry. Recently she
procured a major record deal for Teen Pop group Savvy under the Cash Money Records
label, home of Lil Wayne, Drake and Nicki Minaj. She represents Author’s, Writers,
Musical Artists in Pop, Rap, R&B and Inspirational Music.
Don Buckwald & Associates/Fortitude is one of the leading Talent Agencies recognized
as a highly influential force in the entertainment marketplace since 1977. We represent
LaVern as a Manager and Executive Producer. Agent, Neil Bagg is very excited about
the fire and the commitment LaVern has. “She has so much passion. It’s good to see the
sincerity and how hard she works for her clients and for the projects under her company”.
LaVern has been under the radar for much of her successful career and is ready to take
her clients and projects to the next level. She always knew she was cut out for this
business and doesn’t mind that the world will be watching.
For more information contact:
Agent: Neil Bagg
Don Buckwald & Associates/Fortitude
6500 Wilshire Boulevard, #2200
Los Angeles, California 90048

TV Appearances

Episode Cast Credits 

All of Us (2003) 
  Thirty Candles 01x20: (May/04/2004) As (as Leverne Whitt) 
  Thirty Candles 01x20: (May/04/2004) As (as Leverne Whitt) 

Drake and Josh (2004) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Helen Stunt Double, [Co-Guest Stars]
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Helen Stunt Double, [Co-Guest Stars]
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