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Cecil and Boone Stokes

Cecil Stokes is the founder of Tentmakers Entertainment. He has executive produced and/or produced more than 500 television shows for major networks including A&E, ESPN, and HGTV. He has also directed and produced commercial spots for Cadillac, BMW, Kohler, Lowe’s, Disney Parks, and many more corporations. Cecil’s most acclaimed works are his films A Man Named Pearl and the Christian hit October Baby, which earned more than $5 million with a production budget of $1 million. In 2015, Cecil adopted his son, Boone, from foster care at age 8. Cecil and his son travel as “Boone and Me” to churches and groups throughout the country, educating and encouraging Christians to adopt. The video featuring the “Boone and Me” story was viewed over 20,000 times in its first week on Facebook. Learn more at

Contributions by Cecil and Boone Stokes

Cecil and Boone Stokes sit down in the studio and share their foster adoption story.

Boone and Me: A Foster Adoption Story

Cecil Stokes was living a “dream life”— producing several TV shows and walking the red carpet. But there…
Cecil and Boone Stokes walk down the sidewalk together.

Cecil and Boone: A Beautiful Story of Adoption From Foster Care

When I first met my son, I never dreamed that we would share our experience with any group,…