“The First Lady” is a story of Centino Kemp. A youngman born in the Bahamas, it explores Kemp’s upbringing in a highly Christian family. As a youth, he longs to find the closeness with his family that is sorely missing all while coping with the absence of his father. Centino’s adverse relationships with the male figures in his life or lack of, combined with the in and out role of his mother as she chased after men during his adolescence, led to his struggles with his own sexuality.
Then at the tender age of 16, Centino heads to the U.S. to attend college. Alone in this new country, minus guidance or a nurturing figure, Centino is seduced by a powerful religious figure who becomes tortured as he is forced to deal with the realm of emotions and situations he never thought he would encounter.
In this story of Love, lust, power, extravagant living and travel, betrayal, deceit, rape, down-low homosexual lifestyle, molestation, church corruption, secret societies, suicide attempts and religion. Centino Kemp gives you an in depth look into the pain, sorrow, trails and triumphs of his first twenty-two years on earth, and how he ultimately came to be known as “The First Lady.”