Deja Lighty, Donovan Mitchell
If you’re wondering who was the lovely lady beside Donovan Mitchell when the latter attended the NBA’s All-Star weekend in Los Angeles during his rookie season, that was none other than Deja Lighty, the woman of his affections to this day. Coincidentally, the two of them happen to hail from the greater New York City area, with Mitchell born and raised in Elmsford, New York, and Lighty growing up in the Bronx.
• Deja Lighty attended Temple University, where she was a dancer for the Temple University Gems
• With her degree in sports management, she’s worked with ROC Sports and the Cleveland Cavaliers
• Her father was Chris Lighty, a former manager who has worked with musicians including Mariah Carey, P. Diddy, and 50 Cent