Chenoa Maxwell

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Chenoa Maxwell
Occupation actress, transformation expert
Known for Girlfriends , Hav Plenty, G

Chenoa Maxwell (born November 16 1969 ) is an American actress transformation expert and photographer.[1][2][3]


Maxwell is best known for her starring role in the 1997 romantic comedy Hav Plenty and as the recurring character Lena Turner on the hit UPN sitcom Girlfriends. Maxwell has also appeared in the WB sitcom For Your Love and in the 2002 film G,[4] a modernized, loosely based adaptation of The Great Gatsby starring Richard T. Jones and Blair Underwood, and directed by Christopher Scott Cherot.[5] She was the leading lady in R&B singer Joe's video, What if a Woman. She also had a cameo in the infomercial for 'Yoga Booty Ballet'.

In 2006 Maxwell went to London to study photography, and from there embarked on a photographic odyssey around the world. Her first solo art exhibit, Introspection: India, ran for one month at the Papillion Institute of Art in Los Angeles in March 2011.[6] In 2013, Maxwell unveiled her project "Leaders Of The New Cool" a pop up solo exhibition hosted at Canoe Studios. She has also exhibited in the Bay Area, New York City and Italy.

Most recently Maxwell embarked on a mission to awaken love globally, producing a public photography art experiential aimed at inspiring New Yorkers and its global citizens to spend a day giving forth positive energy into the world. Maxwell took portraits of attendees and uploaded them exclusively to her profile page on The 8 App, one of her sponsors for the "Awaken Love" event.

Today, Maxwell is the Founder and CEO of Live Limitlessly, the global online hub for personal mastery.



  1. ^ Nykia Spradley (September 28, 2010). "Closet Envy: Photographer Chenoa Maxwell". Essence. Retrieved August 23, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Chenoa Maxwell filmography". The New York Times. Retrieved August 23, 2011. 
  3. ^ Jan Peters (September 1999, Vol. 3, Iss. 5, pg. 55). "Chenoa Maxwell: Hot Stuff!". Just for Black Men.  Check date values in: |date= (help);
  4. ^ Tambay (April 3, 2011). "Flashback To 2005 – "G"". Shadow and Act. Retrieved August 23, 2011. 
  5. ^ Claire Coughlan (August 14, 2011). "The great leap from page to screen". Irish Independent. Retrieved August 23, 2011. 
  6. ^ Danika (March 28, 2011). "Chenoa Maxwell & Celebrity Friends Present Introspection: INDIA". Poshglam. Retrieved August 23, 2011. 

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