Chantel's father's name is Todd Kohl.
Chantel has one brother and one sister.
Chantel found out about the American Juniors auditions through the Best New Talent director.
Chantel's mom said "From around the age of 2, always singing and wanting everyone to watch her. Chantel was used to people asking her to sing and still is."
Chantel's mom's name is Brenda Kohl and she is a receptionist.
She recorded the song "Open Arms" for the American Juniors CD.
The first place Chantel performed was the Miss Nebraska Pagent in 2001.
Chantel belongs to the KWAA Cheerleading (Raiders) and the Cherie Anderson Dance Studio.
Chantel says she would most like to visit Orlando Bloom's hometown of Canterbury, England.
Chantel's favorite holiday is Thanksgiving.
Her favorite book is The Lord of the Rings.
Chantel's favorite song to sing is "Power of Love."
Her two favorite singers are Celine Dion and Fleetwood Mac.
Chantel's favorite types of music are 60s and 70s music.
Her favorite subjects in school are English and writing.
Her favorite snack food is sour cream and onion chips.
Her favorite food is anything at a buffet.
Chantel has a cat named KeeKee.
Her hobbies are singing, dancing, hanging out with her friends, and babysitting.