Allan Preston Brooks . J.R. Davis Project Coordinator . Founder
Allan Preston Brooks joined our team in the winter of 2017 and coordinates our food services. Weekly Brooks and his team of volunteers, collects and delivers food to halfway houses, homeless camps, food banks and homeless agency feeding over 600 people a week. Allan is a prolific writer and author of a number of books about his life. His most recent "Ransomed" is an account of his life and can be purchased on LULU.com or AMAZON. Allan brings a sense of compassion and caring to TPN spending much of his week filling the immediate needs to men and women on the streets of our city.
=================================================================== JR Davis has an extensive background in television production and has produced many specials along with producing music videos and corporate advertising. Davis came to Nashville to be a songwriter and worked in the hospitality business for the first part of his career. In the 80's Davis started his first business Winco Public Relations and represented Grey Line Tours, Jack's BBQ, and special projects with the mayor's office. Davis started Winco Media Group in the late 90's and became a writer of movie scripts and developing television programming. With Nashville's music industry Davis produced a TV series "Country on the Move" filming artist in exocit locations around the world.
Davis comes from a family of authors, his mother a Christian fiction author and his father a writer of books on science. He cut his teeth on writing scripts for television and film. His first screenplay was optioned in his first Hollywood meeting. Though the movie has yet to be produced, the story in book form was released under the title of "Blessings from the Heart".
In the 2000s Davis started volunteering in prison with Men of Valor and working with the homeless community in Nashville. His work became a major focus and The Project Nashville was founded in 2013. Davis works with Men of Valor Prison Ministry and is active in prison reform. In his work with Tennessee prisons, Davis currently is the Chairman of the Tennessee Community Resource Board a Legislative board that works hand in hand with the Department of Corrections.
Davis and his team is currently producing Valor Life, a weekly Television show that is broadcast exclusively in Tennessee Prisons and some jails along with Core Civic Prisons across the country. The show reaches over 70 thousand inmates. The show Hosted by veteran broadcaster Rudy Kalis combines music videos, interviews with returned citizens and short devotionals all wrapped up in a hour of entertaining, inspiring and educational content.