In The Know Honors: Chella Man

Artist, actor, model and disabled, LGBTQIA+ activist
Age: 22
Hometown: Central Pennsylvania

Chella Man is a multi-hyphenate artist and activist best known for his advocacy work on behalf of LGBTQIA+ and disabled communities as well as his role in the DC Universe’s digital series Titans. He began posting to YouTube about his identity and sharing American sign language translation videos for popular songs in 2017, and since then has become a model, a speaker, an artist and a published author. 

Instagram@chellaman and @chellamanart

In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, In The Know is highlighting changemakers making an impact on the world through cultural advancement, community leadership, and entrepreneurial innovation. See all of the honorees here.