auth.authenticate() always return None

For custome User()
custom app → authentication

AUTH_USER_MODEL = 'authentication.User'


class User(AbstractBaseUser,PermissionsMixin):
    hero_name = models.CharField(max_length=255,unique=True, db_index=True)
    first_name = models.CharField(max_length=255,null=True,blank=True)
    last_name = models.CharField(max_length=255, null = True, blank=True)
    phone_number = models.CharField(max_length=12,unique=True,null = True, blank=True)
    zip_code = models.CharField(max_length=8,null=True,blank=True)
    referal_code = models.CharField(max_length = 50, null = True, blank=True)
    email = models.EmailField(max_length=255,unique=True, db_index=True,)
    is_phone_verified = models.BooleanField(default=False)
    is_email_verified = models.BooleanField(default=False)
    is_active = models.BooleanField(default=True)
    is_staff = models.BooleanField(default=False)
    date_joined = models.DateTimeField(auto_now_add=True) #same as created_at Automatically set the field to now when the object is first created
    updated_at = models.DateTimeField(auto_now=True) #Useful for “last-modified” timestamps.auto_now=True
    role = models.CharField(max_length=255, null = True, blank=True) 

    USERNAME_FIELD = 'email'
    REQUIRED_FIELDS = ['hero_name',]

    objects = UserManager()

    def __str__(self):
        return #access the class variable inside the class using self.<class variable>
    def tokens(self):
        '''return the user tokens'''
        refresh = RefreshToken.for_user(self)
        return {
            'refresh' : str(refresh),
            'access' : str(refresh.access_token),

We would need to see the view that is calling authenticate. We may also end up needing to see the form and template being used by that view, but the view may be enough to start with.