Chan'Cellore Makanjuola

Class of 2021

Chan’Cellore Makanjuola is an award-winning filmmaker from Plano, Texas. She studied film at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, TX, where she got her degree in Mass Communication. She is a second-year graduate student at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism, with her concentration in documentary filmmaking. She enjoys video editing, watching documentaries (and making them), and is always looking for a great story to share through a visual medium.


  • Master's Candidate-UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism (2021)

    Our Lady of the Lake University-BA (2018)
    Digital Film/Multimedia Production


  • Social Media Ambassador-International House, UC Berkeley
    Richmond Confidential-Reporter; Richmond, CA
    Freelance Videographer/Editor-Plano, TX
    Videographer- Encuentro HS Theology Institute- San Antonio, TX (June 2017-June 2019)
    News Director-The Lake Front; Our Lady of the Lake University


  • Co-chair, NABJ UC Berkeley Chapter


Arts and Culture, Entertainment, Faith Communities, Nonprofits, Philanthropy, Urban Reporting, higher education, race-related issues