The friendship between Manny Santos and Chantay Black began in the fourth season of Degrassi: The Next Generation.

Friendship History


Season 4

In Modern Love, Manny, Chantay and Darcy Edwards attend a sleepover at Emma Nelson's house. All of the girls develop a crush on Emma's new neighbour, Chester Hosada-Bloom.

In West End Girls, Chantay and Darcy help Manny break Paige Michalchuk's leg.

Season 5

Although they were friends the previous season, Chantay is glad that Manny is off the squad in Venus (2). She also does not approve of Manny being topless on Peter Stone's video, saying she was doing something she shouldn't have been doing. 

Season 6

In Can't Hardly Wait, Manny and Chantay fight with a Lakehurst Secondary School girl who attacked Mia Jones.

In Eyes Without a Face (1), Chantay, Manny and Darcy discuss new uniforms for the Spirit Squad. They both think Darcy is too conservative about her clothes.  

In If You Leave, both girls are at the cheerleading competition. 

Season 7

In Love is a Battlefield, Chantay is hurt by Holly J. Sinclair's rumors about Manny being racist. 

Season 9

In Degrassi Takes Manhattan, they both attended Emma and Spinner's wedding.