Johnny Blanks  CrED Founder
Kathy Grant  CrED Founder
Kathy is a Graduate of Brock University Music Deparment w/ a Vocal Performance Degree, and has won trophies and awards for her talents. Kathy has had her own private vocal practice KGMVC since 1989 and has been a judge at a variety of talent and vocal competitions. Kathy is an award-winning International Gospel Artist, actress, songwriter, model, radio show host and local celebrity.  She and her business partner Johnny Blanks have designed CrED for the benefit of rising performing artists.

In New York Mr. Blanks is known as a Triple Threat Performer. He is a Honor Graduate of Roslind Lee Modeling School. Mr. Blanks has worked with many production companies in helping to develop their artists. Mr. Blanks received a Proclamation from the Mayor of Mt. Vernon, NY, honoring him as an individual who endeavored to make a difference in the lives of others. He has performed in 3 Off-Broadway musicals as the Leading Man. He is a music producer and the producer of the gospel radio show, Gospel Groove heard on

Clifton Davis - Broadway/ Hollywood Legend   (Masters Moment)
Clifton Davis is an industry legend.  Starting out on Broadway and  then as host of several television shows, then as an actor in "That's My Mama" in the  '70's and "Amen" in the '90's and now an actor in the movies.  Clifton started on Broadway in the '60's with a role in Tap Dance Kid and  played Cornelius in Pearl Bailey's Broadway version of "Hello, Dolly!" in 1967; he was then nominated for Broadway's 1972 Tony Award as Best Actor (Musical) for "Two Gentlemen of Verona." He currently has a new album out (in Portugese) and two movies in production.

Over the years, Dr. Davis has become a celebrated motivational speaker, having been the keynote speaker for such organizations as the S.C.L.C, the UNCF, the NAACP Freedom Fund of South Carolina, National Black Meeting Planners, 100 Black Men of America, the National Black Educators convention and more than 125 universities and schools. He is the recipient of more than 150 awards and citations for his service to such organizations as the UNCF, the NAACP Easter Seals and other national and local social or civic organizations.

Currently Mr. Clifton Davis stars in Aladdin on Broadway as the Sultan.  See article..  Mr. Davis supports CrED and the contributions that it makes into a young persons  life.  At the Masters Moment, Mr. Davis shared his time and talents with the graduates of CrED 2010. Take time to watch his performance with CrED Founder, Kathy Grant.   See Video
Creative Entertainment Development
2010 Guest Speakers