Cel is a seed grower, homeschool teacher, and an artist. Cel is also transgender and uses masculine (he/him) or neutral pronouns (they/them or co/cos). He is formerly a member of Baltimore Free Farm, an urban garden and co-operative house. There, Cel was involved in reclaiming dumpster and pre-dumpster food among other things. After growing tired of city life, he became a member of Twin Oaks.