DJ received his B.S. in Environmental Science and M.A. (with honors) in Marriage and Family Therapy from NEIU. He has over 15 years of experience working with individuals, families, communities, and organizations to identify and address issues of race, class, culture, sexuality, gender, and ethnicity in an ever-changing world. DJ is the Director of Therapeutic Support Services for Chicago non-profit, Support Staff. He works as a private consultant and has appeared on NPR as a relationship expert.