Deja is from Montgomery, Alabama. She loves the radical possibilities that are always found in studying history, the environment, and global freedom struggles. Before matriculating at Yale, she studied Arabic in Morocco for a year as a NSLI-Y scholar. In New Haven, she has tutored with Refugee & Immigrant Student Education (RISE), worked against food apartheid with Love Fed New Haven, and coordinated public school programming for the Yale Sustainable Food Program.
Hometown – Montgomery, AL
Undergrad – Yale University, BA, American Studies
Current – Tenenbaum Museum Education Fellow, Telfair Museums