Chamnan was born on January 1, 2000 and became a Reach for the Sky girl in October 2016, when she was in the 11th grade. She is in the 11th grade at Moung Russey High School, where she is an excellent student, ranking 1st in her class. During the school week, she lives in Moung Russey with some other girls. She goes home to Kaun Khlong Village on weekends to be with her mother, sister and 2 brothers. Her father passed away. Her mother works in the rice fields, but makes very little money. She has 2 brothers and a sister. Chamnan wants to go to university and says that the Cambodian Village Fund scholarship will "make my dream come true".
Chamnan (center) with Chentana and Danith, November 2016