Moises Camacho was born in Chicago, Illinois. Growing up, he lived in various locations such as Long Beach, California; Chicago, Illinois; and Arizona before finally settling in Brownsburg, Indiana. Camacho lived with his dad and five other siblings while his mother lived outside of Indianapolis, Indiana. In high school, he participated in Distributive Education Clubs of America, National Art Honor Society, and yearbook club. It was in yearbook club that his teacher let him to borrow a camera and test out his passion for film making. After graduating from Brownsburg High School, Camacho went on to continue his education at Columbia College Chicago majoring in film making. The summer before he started college, Camacho filmed and edited a documentary about his adventures with his friend. As a freshman in college, Camacho was a part of Columbia College Chicago’s honors program and ran a podcast called, “Enter Sandman” with another Columbia student where the two talked about Adam Sandler movies. In 2020, the coronavirus pandemic caused his college to close its campus and move to online learning. Camacho moved from his grandmother’s home close to the city back to his hometown of Brownsburg, Indiana to be with his father and siblings. He is continuing his education digitally while continuing work as an essential worker as a at Walmart.
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Barnes, Paige, "Interview with Moises Camacho" (2020). Capturing Quarantine Oral Histories. 15.