Chantel Taleen Jeffries is an American DJ, record producer, actress, model and YouTube personality. She released her debut single, “Wait,” on May 2, 2018, under Universal Music Group’s record label 10:22PM. Take a look below for 24 more amazing and interesting facts about Chantel Jeffries.
1. Her debut single peaked at number 10 on the Billboard Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart.
2. Jeffries was born on October 1, 1992, in Coronado, California.
3. Her parents are Colonel Edward Jeffries and Kathleen Jeffries.
4. She grew up with her younger brother in Jacksonville, North Carolina.
5. Her father worked for a military training company and is a Marine Corps veteran.
6. Her family was always on the road traveling from one place to another due to her father’s work.
7. Jeffries graduated from Massaponax High School in Virginia, and attended Florida International University, where she studied Communication Arts and Fine Arts.
8. On January 23, 2014, Jeffries was in the passenger seat of a vehicle being driven by Justin Bieber when he was stopped by police and arrested in Miami Beach, Florida.
9. Bieber was charged with suspicion of DUI, driving with a expired license, and resisting arrest without violence.
10. Jeffries was not charged or arrested.
11. Although she subsequently became the subject of much rumor and speculation in the tabloid press regarding her “criminal history.”
12. Shortly after being signed to the Universal Music Group label, it was announced that Jeffries would release her debut single on May 4, 2018.
13. The track features American rappers Offset and Vory who came by and heard the track and wanted to “lay some melodies.”
14. “Wait” was officially released on May 4, 2018. A vertical music video for the single was released on June 5, 2018.
15. Jeffries released her second single, “Both Sides,” on July 13, 2018, featuring Vory.
16. A third single was released on August 10, 2018, called “Better.” It featured American rapper BlocBoy JB and Vory.
17. On February 1, 2019, Jeffries released her fourth single “Facts,” which features American rappers YG, Rich the Kid, and BIA.
18. She made her big screen debut with a small role, as a character named Fawn in 2016’s “A Perfect Match.”
19. In 2017, Jeffries made a video documenting her experience getting breast reduction surgery.
20. She’s often been spotted with Justin Bieber throughout the years, but insists that there’s nothing romantic between them.
21. She’s been linked to P. Diddy’s son Justin Combs, as well as Philadelphia Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson.
22. She’s a fan of Osho, who is also known as the Guru from “Wild, Wild Country.”
23. She’s best friends with one of Kylie Jenner’s best friends.
24. She once modeled for Khloe Kardashian’s denim company.