Ella Janes

Ella Janes

Classen School of Advanced Studies at Northeast

Ella Janes is a 2022 YoungArts Finalist in film and has won a Scholastic Art and Writing Gold Medal for her film, “The First 280 Honest Words of My Life.” In 2020, Janes founded her own production company, ur girlfriend’s favorite films, which uplifts Oklahoma youth stories through film. That same year, she founded Ella’s Wicked Wardrobe, an online clothing business that uses upcycled clothing to create custom-style bundles for customers across the world. Janes also started her school’s Student Activism Club to increase local government participation. After graduating, Janes will continue to tell authentic and Oklahoman stories. She plans to attend the University of Southern California to study film and television production.