“I was a very destructive person and I struggled with that a lot,” Good, now 34, tells The Post of her younger days. That is how I got started with smoking too.” She had a string of romantic liaisons throughout her teens and early 20s, including Lil Wayne, 50 Cent, Nick Cannon, Jamie Foxx and former Kansas City Chiefs running back Thomas Jones — but it wasn’t until one of her beaus cheated on her that Good began to consider celibacy.
A child actress who made her film debut in 1995’s “Friday,” she found herself rebelling. “I no longer wanted to be a girlfriend, I wanted a husband,” she says.
Meagan started her acting career at age 4 as an extra on Doogie Howser M. A rising Hollywood star with Christian roots, Meagan found her perfect match in De Von Franklin, a studio executive who moonlights as a preacher.
She was celibate before we got together and I was celibate. Let me just put it this way, [I’ve been celibate] over ten years.
In 2010, Good ditched her party-girl lifestyle and became a born-again Christian, at the same time vowing to remain celibate until marriage.
She was chaste for two years, until she married Seventh-day Adventist pastor De Von Franklin — a journey they recall in their upcoming book, “The Wait: A Powerful Practice for Finding the Love of Your Life and the Life You Love” (Howard Books, out Tuesday).
Age 22: Stars alongside Jordana Brewster, Sara Foster, and Jill Ritchie in the action film D. Age 25: Lends her voice to a character for the video game Scarface: The World Is Yours.
Lands a role in the dance movie Stomp the Yard, starring alongside Ne-Yo and childhood friend Columbus Short.
So when I see who she really is, and I see her, I see me and I’m like that’s me.
— De Von Franklin Born: August 8, 1981 in Panorama City, Los Angeles, California to Tyra Wardlow-Doyle, who worked as her manager into her teens, and Leondis “Leon” Good, who is a police officer of LAPD.
Age 26: Appears in films One Missed Call and the Mike Myers comedy The Love Guru.
Age 27: Appears in Saw V and in 2009’s The Unborn with Gary Oldman and Odette Yustman.
I loved him and I loved God enough to not put someone as a man of God that says a certain something that what he is saying could be potentially not true to what he means.