“I always knew I was destined for greatness.”
Originally from Detroit, a resident of the Atlanta suburb of Milton in the Manor Golf and Country Club, north of downtown Atlanta. She graduated from Michigan State University. In 1998 she married her college sweetheart former NBA player Eric Snow and they have three sons: Eric Javon, Darius Michael, and Jarren Christopher. In May 2010 Eric filed for divorce from DeShawn after having an affair and having daughter Ava with mistress Marisela. She runs various charities. Jarren’s Island is to help ADHD\autism kids after her son was diagnosed at age 7.
DeShawn was not invited back for the second season of RHOA. She alleges that producers said it was because she was “too human for a circus show” and did not create enough drama.