Shanell McCoy is a Christian artist and speaker from Minneapolis, Minnesota with over ten years of experience in youth and social justice work. In September of 2019, Shanell was in prayer when she heard, "I will not elevate your music until you give it to me." Since then, she has been transitioning her music to spread the gospel of the Kingdom of God and encourage others through worship. Active in her community, Shanell is a powerful speaker that uses her platform to facilitate conversations and speak on panels across the Twin Cities addressing racial justice, mental wellness, and personal identity.