Deon has spent much of his life in public service. While in college, he worked in the office of the late Senator Edward (Ted) Kennedy, where he assisted on the Health, Education, Labor & Pension (HELP) Committee. As a law student at the University of South Carolina School of Law, he advocated for the underserved by serving as a Guardian Ad Litem for Richland County’s Court Appointed Special Advocates Program (CASA).
Deon also represented indigent clients in courtroom proceedings in Magistrate Court through the University of South Carolina’s Criminal Law Practice Clinic. He served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable L. Casey Manning in Columbia, South Carolina, which allowed him to gain a unique understanding of legal matters from both sides of the aisle.
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Deon is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. He is active in his community and has volunteered for several campaigns, including Mayor Steve Benjamin and State Rep. Marvin Pendarvis. He also volunteers with Harvest Hope Food Bank and the Be a Mentor program.