Baldwin Chiu aka Only Won
Hip-Hop artist, Producer, spokesperson
Baldwin Chiu aka Only Won is a socially conscious Hip-Hop artist who raps about unconventional subjects like God, dim sum & thermodynamics. He has millions of views on YouTube with clever video parodies like “I Wanna Be an Engineer” and “Cantonese Boy” and “12 Days of DIM SUM”. His music has been featured in films like “Dead Man Down” starring Colin Farrell and in the hit video game, “Sleeping Dogs”. He’s also a spokesperson for the Intel and White House engineering campaign under the Obama administration, “Stay With It.” Recently, he produced an award-winning documentary, Finding Cleveland, about discovering the lost history of his grandfather and the early Chinese immigrants in Mississippi during segregation and the Chinese Exclusion Act. For more info onlywon.com
Performer Songwriter Actress
Cile has performed world wide.
Chosen as A Volunteer of the Year 2014, by Los Angeles Council District 7, Councilmember Felipe Fuentes
Volunteered and raised funds for the Pacoima 2017 Martin Luther King Birthday Celebration Breakfast.
Organized the Tujunga Wash location in Lake View Terrace, Ca for the 2011 Heal the Bay clean-up campaign, where 100 volunteers removed over 1000 pounds of trash from the Wash area around All Nations Church.
Helped to facilitate the 2011, 2012 and 2013 All Nations Church Health and Safety Fair that provided free dental and medical services for over 500 People. Help to obtain a Grant from Cultural Affairs to present the Free Multi Ethnic Gospel Music and Dance Celebration 2013 also at All Nations Church.
Was chosen by Councilman Richard Alarcon as Pioneer Woman of the Year 2008 for his Council District # 7 for her continued volunteerism.
award-winning singer, music composer and TV/radio host
Larissa Lam is an award-winning singer, music composer and TV/radio host. She began her career as the CFO of NSoul Records and one the lead singers of the EDM praise and worship group, Nitro Praise. She has released four solo albums and performed all across the U.S. She previously composed music for The Oprah Winfrey Show among other film, TV and video game projects. Her song "I Feel Alive" won the Hollywood Music in Media Award for Best Dance Song and was the theme song for a national suicide prevention campaign. For nine years, she hosted a weekly talk show, “Top 3,” on TBN’s youth network JUCE TV alongside Rich Wilkerson, Jr. and Reba Toney. More recently, Lam directed the award-winning documentary, Finding Cleveland, about the early Chinese immigrants in Mississippi and is co-hosting a new advice show for teens, UTalk Radio, with speaker and author, Steve Russo.
KOINONIA Praise Team
is a Midwest transplant who moved to SoCal a year ago to work in a medical practice as a general and hand surgeon. She is passionate about her love for Jesus and the underserved, and she previously spent 2 years in rural Kenya doing medical missions work.
She also enjoys spending time with her niece, music, playing just about any kind of sport (especially football), the beach, and outdoor activities.
Cecilia can quote most lines from the movie Rush Hour, and she has a particular weakness for chocolate.
Koinonia is the original name of the Taiwanese youth group in Cleveland, OH. The praise team formed in the basement of the youth director's home during their middle and high school years. While it's been 20 years since Paul and Cecilia have led worship together, both are glad to serve the Lord with others at this year's Prayer Breakfast.
contemporary Christian/Gospel group
Incredible Praise is a contemporary Christian/Gospel group on a mission for the kingdom of God. They have provided music through out Los Angeles for political candidates, city gatherings, concerts and more. They create original music and sing cover songs to meet the needs of those to whom they minister. Their belief is "they must decrease, while He increases"
musical theatre actress, TV Host
Seung-ju Ryu is a renowned musical theatre actress in South Korea. She is also well-known for her TV entertainment image and hosting of events and TV shows. Her theatrical Works include falling Eve (2011), Maria Maria (2013, 2010), Dreamgirls (2009) and Wedding Singer (2009). She is happily married to actor and producer Ricky Kim. They first met while working with Compassion International, an NGO that they both are very active in. Ms. Ryu is also well-known for her Outreach and humanitarian works. Currently she is studying in a master's program in musical theater at Hong-Ik University and is also in the master's program in Christian family therapy at HIS University