IESHA JENGIesha has had an elixir of experiences, good, bad, and pivotal fall into her lap over the years. Becoming a mother at the age of 16 launched her into adulthood sooner than she expected and, when her mother died, it seemed that nothing could make the toxic hand life had dealt her worse. When looking for a job, focused on taking care of herself and her children, she had a chance encounter that led to receiving her own wardrobe department while applying for a job at Mizay Entertainment. BRANDI DAVIS As Brandi spent years as a dedicated girlfriend, she was led down dark road teaching her lessons about love and loyalty. While tangling herself in the thread of drug dealing, she was involved in a sting with a conspiracy charge to distribute cocaine. She served seven and a half out of ten years, leaving behind a three-year-old son and coming home to an 11-year-old was hard. She is trying to make something of her life after losing everything. FROM THE BOTTOM UP comes from Flavor Unit Entertainment and executive producers Queen Latifah, Shakim Compere, Nicci Gilbert-Daniels, Luchia Ashe and Yaneley Arty. Series created by Gilbert-Daniels. For video sneak peeks and first looks from season three of "FROM THE BOTTOM UP," visit the official page at BET.com/fromthebottomup. Also, join the conversation about the show on Twitter by using hashtag: #FromTheBottomUp; follow the show for all updates & special surprises @BETHERTV and @BET. About BET Networks BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA)(NASDAQ:VIA.B), is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel is in nearly 85 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, sub-Saharan Africa, France and South Korea. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions including BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; BET HER (formerly CENTRIC), a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the African-American woman; BET Music Networks - BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Home Entertainment; BET Live, BET's growing festival business; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET Networks around the globe.
About Flavor UnitFlavor Unit is an entertainment company owned by Queen Latifah and long time partner Shakim Compere. Most recently, Flavor Unit won an Emmy for Outstanding TV Movie for their original film Bessie which they co-produced with HBO. The film also garnered 12 Emmy nominations, SAG and Golden Globe nominations. Flavor Unit began by executive producing Disney's box office # 1 hit Bringing Down the House and then continued with Beauty Shop for MGM and The Perfect Holiday for Paramount. They have produced The Cookout with Lionsgate, as well as the film Just Wright with Fox Searchlight. Also on the small screen, they executive produced HBO's critically acclaimed film Life Support which garnered a number of awards including an Emmy nomination and Golden Globe win for Queen Latifah, as well as Lifetime's Original Movie Steel Magnolias which garnered an Emmy, SAG, and Critics Choice nomination for Alfre Woodard. Follow us on Twitter: @BET_PR