Déja has always been a creative being. She showcases her talent in a variety of ways. Growing up she would imagine stories and use her dolls to act them out. In high school, Déja discovered that she had a talent for writing short stories.
She ventured into writing poetry during a school assignment. “This is Me” was published in a compilation of poems in a book titled “Poetic Journeys,” as one of the chosen entries for the book. This encouraged Déja to keep writing and dream of one day becoming published. Her first book “A Word fitly Spoken” was released September 2016. Her second book, The One, a novel, was released June 2019.
As an Early Childhood Educator, with a B.A. in Psychology, Déja uses her creativity to continue to gain wisdom in how to teach, inspire and build relationships with those she worked with.
Déja is known for her silly moments to her family and friends, big laugh and even bigger heart. She has been said to have wisdom beyond her years and good insight which adds depth to her writing. She finds her inspiration in family, friends and the many experiences she faces daily.
"This was the first time I could really relate to the character, cuz you know, he was going through stuff I am going through."
"Wow. This was a good read."
"It was good but it was too short."