Kerie-Ann 'Kiki' Lewis-Thombs is known across the media landscape as a radio and television host.
Lately however, Lewis has taken on a new cap working as a self-appointed anti-drug trafficking advocate.
'Kiki' also shares her very own experience in a tell-all documentary in which she highlights a gruelling tale of being locked up abroad on drug- trafficking charges.
The documentary, which is scheduled to be aired on TVJ tonight at 9:30, is part of her strategy to call attention to the consequences which may result from participating in the dangerous trade.
Produced by Advanced Media Productions (AMP) 'Our very own: Locked up abroad' goes in depth with drug trafficking in Jamaica and portrays Kiki as a misguided 18-year-old who made a regrettable mistake.
Thirty-year-old Lewis-Thombs spent the last 12 years reinventing herself, working beyond her mistake and striving to use her experience to dissuade other people from engaging in the trade.
In an impassioned appeal she states: "I have always wanted to tell my story. AMP has provided the perfect platform to get the point across about things that I have had to endure having been incarcerated. I know of others who have gone through the same thing and have not been able to bounce back, but I am here to let them know they can, and to dissuade others from engaging in drug trafficking because of the consequences involved."
In supporting Kiki's move to share her story, Joan Wright, Lewis' manager, said: "There is a point in everyone's life when they feel the need to truly be at peace with themselves and this is what Kiki's revelation will do for her."
Host for the documentary, Julius J. Levy, also reiterates the importance of having Kiki's story documented as an educational and awareness tool.
'There is a point in everyone's life when they feel the need to truly be at peace with themselves and this is what Kiki's revelation will do for her.'