Meet Reality star and celebrity designer Draya Michele; she is the girlfriend NFL player Orlando Scandrick, the 5’10 cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs. Prior to the NFL, Orlando played college football at Boise State.
Scandrick started his professional career with the Dallas Cowboys in 2008; later in March 2018, signed with the Washington Redskins, but they released him five months later; subsequently on August 19, agreed to a one-year contract worth $1.5 million with the Kansas City Chiefs.
Draya was born Andraya Michele Howard on January 23, 1985, in Reading Penn. to mom Valeria Diaz.
33-year-old VH1’s “Basketball Wives L.A.” Draya joined the cast in the series’ July 2011 press release. Draya had a history of dating players and at some point, she was allegedly dated, Chris Brown.
She and Orlando’s children also got along and she appeared to be settling into her wifey and mother/stepmother role with Orlando and the kids at one point.
She is the owner of Mint Swim which has been a successful company that sold out in just over the summer and her Fine Girls clothing line is taking off; but in the past, she did some modeling and stripped for a while.
Draya revealed to USmag earlier this year she went to school to be an aesthetician; and used to work at Hooters and she also said she wants to be known for her beauty secrets and sense of humor.
Draya’s former boyfriend Eniko Sr., who is the father of her teenage son Eniko, was 17 years old when he became incarcerated for ten years while she was 7 months pregnant. Eniko was born in 2002; with the help of her mo, Draya raised her son by herself.
Orlando and Draya who started dating January 2013, announced their engagement in June 2015 and welcomed their adorable son Jru Scandrick on April 8, 2016.
You can find her on Instagram here.