Meet Deja Lighty; the stunning and lovely girlfriend of NBA player Donovan Mitchell, the 6’3″ shooting guard for the Utah Jazz. Mitchell was initially drafted in the first round (13th overall) by the Denver Nuggets, who subsequently traded him to Utah for Tyler Lydon the 24th pick.
Prior to entering the 20187 NBA Draft, Donovan played college basketball at the University of Louisville.
As previously said, Mitchell’s gal is Deja Lighty, 22, she was born on December 12, 1995, in New Jersey. She is one of the children born to Veronica and Chris Lighty, the hip-hop mogul, who passed away aged 44, on August 30, 2012.
Deja graduated in 2014, from Montclair Kimberley Academy; she studied sports management at Temple University, and where she was a cheerleader at. She has been dancing since she was a little girl. (check her in the video below).
While in college, Deja was a recruitment ambassador for the football team at Temple, around that same time, she was an intern at Roc Nation in 2017. Served as public relations manager for Temple University’s Love Your Melon, the Apparel brand run by college students that give hats to every child battling cancer.
In addition to all the things Ms. Lighty worked out in college, she managed to be a basketball recruiter for the Temple Men’s basketball team. Nowadays, Deja is an account executive for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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Donovan Mitchell’s new girlfriend is Tinara Westbrook.
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