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Astros Shooting Stars - De'Ja

Name: De'Ja

Nickname: D

Hometown: Jackson, MS

Number of seasons with the Astros Shooting Stars?
The 2018 Astros season is my first season on the team.   

All-time Favorite Astros Memory:
Fanfest! It was absolutely incredible to see the love that people have for the Astros. Also, the love that they showed us. Seeing smiles on all the fans faces and especially the kids. That made my day so much. 

What are some of your hobbies?
I am dancer, so taking classes and working on my technique/ taking classes is something I love.

What is your profession?
I am a professional dance artist and choreographer. I also work as an administrative assistant at the Houston Ballet Academy.

Favorite food or place to eat in Houston:
I don't have one of those yet to be honest. I am still getting my feel for what's good around here!

Favorite ballpark food at Minute Maid Park?
I haven't had any Minute Maid Park food yet! Crazy, right?

Do you have any pregame superstitions?
I go into everything with good vibes and good people. No negativity from myself or anyone else. I play my favorite music, pray, make the sign of the cross and get to it!

If I could go on one road trip to watch the Astros take on another team, I would go to?
If I could go on one road trip to watch the Astros take on another team, I would go to the Dodgers, because I love LA and they have a great fan base. Everyone needs that. They would be exciting to watch, especially since we got to play them in the World Series!
 
My go to hype-song is:
My go to songs right now are "Go Legend" by big Sean, "Dancing Queen" by Abba, and "Told you so" by Miguel.

My favorite part about being a Houston Astros Coca-Cola Shooting Star is:
My favorite part about being a Houston Astros Coca-Cola Shooting Star is: the companionship. Being new to Houston can be so hard. I'm happy I have my Shooting Stars family to help me along the way.

A fun fact about me:
The only true candy I like are Frooties!