Picture Supply: Netflix
Each actuality TV present wants somebody to convey the drama, and on Deaf U, that particular person is Cheyenna Clearbrook. All through the Netflix sequence — which follows a bunch of scholars at Gallaudet College in Washington DC, a non-public school for the deaf and arduous of listening to — the social media influencer made it clear she did not fairly slot in with the Gallaudet crowd. In consequence, it wasn’t an enormous shock when Cheyenna determined to drop out of faculty on the finish of season one. Her Gallaudet days could also be achieved, however fortunately, it looks like the Seattle native’s profession as an influencer is simply taking off.
Along with boasting a formidable Instagram following, Cheyenna is also a YouTuber who makes use of her channel to publish vlogs about trend, magnificence, journey, deaf consciousness, and, just lately, her tackle Deaf U:
Her IG grid is crammed with modeling pics, and — based on an October interview with The Seattle Occasions — Cheyenna eventually hopes to end up in LA and has even thought-about the potential for pursuing a profession in Hollywood. She already has experience in theater, having starred within the play Sound at A Up to date Theatre in 2015, in addition to E-book-It Repertory Theatre’s El Deafo in 2017.
At present, Cheyenna resides in Seattle and is enrolled at Washington State College, the place she’s anticipated to graduate in December with a bachelor’s diploma in humanities, based on her interview with The Seattle Occasions. Whereas nonetheless attending Gallaudet in June 2018, Cheyenna gave a TEDx speak, the place she spoke about her want to bridge the divide between the listening to and deaf worlds, in addition to her objectives for the long run. “I wish to do one thing the place I can expose the deaf neighborhood to the world,” Cheyenna mentioned of her burgeoning YouTube profession. “I felt that YouTube is such a fantastic alternative for the deaf neighborhood and I made a decision to do that for them.”