THE LYONS DEN CAST
Victoria Wilson as Raven Lyons
VICTORIA WILSON as Raven Lyons
Victoria Wilson was born in Wiesbaden, Germany to her military parents on September 25, 1989. At an early age she knew acting was a passion she would never be able to let go of. Victoria graduated in the top ten of her class from Cross Creek High School in Augusta, Georgia while also graduating in the top of her class from Barbizon of Georgia Acting and Modeling School in 2008.
The following year she attended the International Modeling and Talent Association in Los Angeles, California where she was rewarded runner-up in Female Monologues and Best Improvisation. She has starred in several stage shows, including ‘The Crucible’, ‘The Who Christmas’, and ‘Turn Around High School’, and is now pursuing film with Victory Productions in projects such as ‘College Daze’ and ‘The Lyons Den’. Victoria is also a student at the University of Phoenix working towards her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.
Victoria now lives in Augusta with her husband and their two beautiful children.
JaPrince Briggs as Lucas "Luke" Lyons
JaPRINCE BRIGGS as Lucas “Luke” Lyons
JaPrince Briggs graduated from Glenn Hills and joined the United States Marine Corps. After serving three tours in Iraq, he was released from the military on a Honorable Discharge and decided to come back to Augusta to go back to college.
He then got a job working Security while obtaining his Associates of Science in Criminal Justice. Then he decided to go to school full time and is now in his Senior year at Augusta State University.
JaPrince will make his acting debut on The Lyons Den.
Reishal Monique as Sherri Lyons
REISHAL MONIQUE as Sherri Lyons
Reishal Monique is a 29 year old aspiring actress/dancer/TV host. After graduating from SC State University in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in Drama, Reishal set out to be known by the world.
In the fall of 2006, Reishal tried out and was selected as a dancer for the Augusta Spartans indoor football team; this would be the team’s final year in the Indoor Football League. Two years later, another opportunity came for Reishal to audition for a semi professional sports team. The Augusta Groove came to Augusta, and Reishal was chosen to be a part of the dance/cheer team. As a means of staying active and abreast her dance skills, Reishal enrolled in several dance classes over the years to include hip hop, jazz, tap, liturgical and African.
Most recently, Reishal has worked with Victory Productions on several projects to include 2 web series (College Daze and The Lyons Den), a stage play (Turn Around High School) and a show pilot (The Brotherhood). She also submitted her audition tape for Time Warner Cable’s Born to Shine campaign. She also has worked with the Augusta Mini Theatre Community Arts School as assistant to the director and is currently a cast member in their upcoming stage play dealing with bullying (Pickin‘).
Reishal is a proud member of Broadway Baptist Church where she directs the Anointed Dance Ministry. Reishal’s biggest aspirations are to perform on Broadway, perform on stage as a dancer for a major recording artist, and to host a talk show that inspires young girls to live their best life! Her motto is “Keep it positive, dream BIG, inspire others and pray for someone.”
Shantelle Wheeler as Keysha (Lyons) Monroe
SHANTELLE WHEELER as Keysha (Lyons) Monroe
Shantelle Wheeler is 24 years old and has been performing since the age of 12. Her dream is to be a professional actress, singer, songwriter, director, and playwright. She graduated with a degree in Theatre from Augusta State University, with a minor in Music and Sociology. It was there that Shantelle created her very first one woman show, entitled “Tired ‘a waitin: A Passion Play.”Shantelle has had the opportunity to be apart of the Victory Productions’ hit web series College Daze, which she played Tamera Luckett on seasons 4 and 5. She also worked with former Augusta radio personality Miss Monique in originating the role of Ms. Louise in the Raisin AJ Production of “Who Shot J.R.?” Shantelle performs with the Tony Howard Motown Revue and is presently working with the Augusta Minitheatre as the assistant director for their January production of “Pickin’.” Currently, Shantelle is teaming back up with Victory Productions and participating in the upcoming internet series The Lyons Den, in which she is portraying Keysha Lyons Monroe. She is also the co-host of the new youtube series “What You Think About It.” She has written several stage and screenplays under the helm of MayDecember Productions and over 70 songs. Shantelle is determined to be successful, and she is taking all of her talents into account to ensure that her dreams come true.
Sam Evans as Jarvis Clifford "J.C." Lyons
SAM EVANS as Jarvis Clifford “J.C.” Lyons
Samuel L. Evans Jr. is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel L. Evans Sr. of Winnsboro, South Carolina. Samuel is a proud graduate of Fairfield Central High School, class of 1993 and South Carolina State University, class of 1998. He is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated. Lastly, but most importantly, he is the spouse of Shantay S. Evans and father of Laila R. Evans. The Lyon’s Den marks Samuel’s acting debut.