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 an incoming 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