Coreyonté is a Virginia native who started dancing at the age of sixteen at The Academie de Ballet of Chesapeake, Virginia under the instruction of Andrei Yemelianov. After taking a few ballet classes, Coreyonté decided to audition for the Dance Department at his Performing Arts school, The Governor’s School for the Arts. Coreyonté auditioned and was accepted, joining the Dance department in 2015. Coreyonté first came to Portland, Oregon, joining the School of Oregon Ballet Theatre in 2017 in the Level Six Program. In 2018, Coreyonté was promoted to the Oregon Ballet Theatre II Program, then promoted to Company Apprentice for the 2020-21 season.