Chantel Ikehara was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, and recently graduated from Roosevelt High School in May of 2012. At a very young age, Chantel has always had a strong love and passion for singing; whether it was American music, Japanese music, or Okinawan music. She is currently a student at Honolulu Community College, and is in the Music Entertainment and Learning Experience program, (M.E.L.E.), as a Music Business major. She hopes and dreams of becoming a big recording artist/songwriter in America or Japan.