Deonte is passionate about sculpting an exceptional life to make for an interesting documentary . He is involved in working with social justice issues through his partnership as a board director of Gay Straight Alliance Network, and in increasing minority college applications in low socioeconomic areas. His goals for the year are to work on creating a new understanding of his self and his desires out of life, to do impactful work within his new community, having as many unique experiences as one can in 8 short months. His favorite quote is from David Lynch's film, Nadja- "Life is full of pain. But I am not afraid. The pain I feel is the pain of fleeting joy."