The YouTube channel 8 Passengers is home to the Kevin and Ruby Franke family from Springville, Utah. They are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A few other members of their family also have vlogs, including Ellie and Jared, Bonnie Hoellein, Beau Griffiths, Julie Deru, Chad and Jennifer Griffiths, and their daughter Shari. The Franke family vlogs about the daily highs and lows of a family of eight.
Kevin is a Brigham Young University civil and environmental engineering professor. He says they regularly hear from viewers who were inspired to look into the Church. "You don't have to preach [your faith]. Just portray it, and people will ask questions."
They began their channel in January 2015 and have over 1.6 million subscribers and close to 585 million views.