A B O U T M E
Shannen Fields is an award-winning actress, producer, writer and inspirational speaker. Her dreams were launched with the Kendrick Brother’s feature film, Facing the Giants, where she was cast as the lead female role of Brooke Taylor. The movie was released in 441 theaters across the United States by Sony Pictures through both Provident and Samuel Goldwyn Films.
To date, Shannen has appeared and starred in film and television projects over the past 20 years.
Shannen also partnered with Stone Road Pictures as one of the producers and was cast for one of the lead roles as Kerri Stein in the powerful pro-life feature film, The Order of Rights. Additionally, Shannen was one of the producers and actresses in the feature film, Song of the Tree Frogs, based on the novel by J.W. Kitson. She also co-starred opposite Keisha Knight Pulliam in the feature film, Redeemed.
Shannen was the co-host in the mini television reality show, Rebuild and Restore, on Great American PureFlix. She was also cast in an action-packed TV series thriller, Fragment, on the Great American PureFlix network. Most recently, Shannen has been cast in an upcoming feature film, Carol, a modern-day musical reimagining the beloved Charles Dickens classic, “A Christmas Carol.”
Beyond her love for acting and producing, Shannen also has a passion to share her message and spread God’s word in an authentic way. In the past few years, God has taken Shannen’s life in a very different direction. She has lived what it means to discover beauty from the ashes. Shannen is married to Anthony Braswell (speaker, writer, pastor and leadership coach). Shannen and Anthony both lost their late spouses to terminal illnesses, but refused to allow those experiences to define them.
Shannen and Anthony share hope after life’s challenges and help people “heal forward.” Together, they frequently speak at churches, marriage, family and leadership conferences. They love to share their story and inspire others. You can follow them at www.anthonyandshannen.com.
In the recent past, she has served as Mistress of Ceremony and guest speaker at a very significant and high-profile event in Rome, Italy. Shannen has also been a featured keynote speaker for various women and youth conferences, churches, fundraisers, and other miscellaneous events and venues. In the Fall of 2019, Shannen was honored to be selected with other noted artists as a guest of the “Israel Collective Group” with Sammy Lopez (Outreach Director & Pastor) and Raj Nair (Media Director) on their goodwill tour of Israel and the Holy Land. Shannen also serves on the women's advisory board for the powerful men's ministry, Promise Keepers.
Shannen is grateful for her professional journey but her true love and passion remains with her family.