Birthplace and hometown is Cullman, Alabama, a small town outside of Birmingham
To keep him out of trouble, his parents enrolled him in the sports of track, football, soccer, and baseball.
Is of Native American, Irish and French heritage.
He was sent to military school in the ninth grade
Started exercising martial arts at the age of six.
Is skilled in practicing the ancient art of Wah-lum, Capoeira, Kung Fu and Gor-Chor Kung Fu, even has achieved belted status in the latter two.
Was recruited and earned a full athletic college scholarship to a school in West Virginia.
His first fashion show was at Level Nightclub in South Beach, Miami (November 2000) for Men's Health magazine. His friend Vincent De Paul asked him to do the show with him. After the fashion show he began booking editorials for Ocean Drive magazine and his modeling career began.
Has modeled for Nautica, Abercrombie & Fitch, Emporio Armani, Gap, Aeropostale, American Eagle, and Pepsi.
Had worked as a construction worker, a mortgage broker, a salesman at the cologne counter of Dillard's, and a worker in a puppy/kitty nursery before started a modeling career.
Likes running to keep his figure in shape.
Former student of the Deena Levy Theatre Studio.
Has signed with a talent agency named Innovative Artists to improve his acting career.
Was included in Tear Sheet Magazine's list of 50 Most Beautiful Faces in 2001.
Actually appeared in Steven Spielberg's "War of the Worlds" (2005) as a boy in church, but his scene was later removed from the movie.
Shared with other cast of "A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints" (2006) a Special Jury Award in Dramatic category at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival.
Channing stills spends his summer time with his grandparents back in Alabama to constantly remind his roots.
He passed the audition looking for some dancers to support Ricky Martin's music video of “She Bangs” which led him to earn job as a choreographer in Miami with the help of an on-the-set acquaintance. He was paid $400 for a 7 day shoot.
Doesn't like competing in dance.
Starred in the Mountain Dew commercial 'Drive.'
Starred in Pepsi commercial 'Scratch.'
Music video for Twista: "Hope"
Older step-brother of actor/singer Christopher Anderson
Channing was discovered by Page 305.
Channing's modeling is handled in Miami, most of the time.
To stay in shape, Channing likes to run.
Channing was named one of the Tear Sheet Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful Faces.
Channing's very first published editorial was in Vogue.
Channing's favourite childhood film is The Goonies.
Channing loves to write and act.
When Channing was younger, he wanted to play all the adventure roles on television.
Channing auditioned for a role in X-Men: The Last Stand but didn't receive one. However, he did get a role in She's The Man after that the producer met him.