Millennial wonder, Michaela Coel has been on Next Big Thing’s radar since 2014 when #ChewingGum was making its way through London’s West-End as a one-woman show called “Chewing Gum Dreams.” One original Netflix series and a BAFTA Award later, it seems the secret is out: Michaela is a herstory-making Next Big Thing! Born in East London to Ghanaian parents, Michaela used her experience as “the only” as inspiration to write her senior/graduation project “Chewing Gum

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