Deshaun had an unusual relationship with his father. At a tender age of twelve, his father always had doubts about him being biologically his which subsequently drove him to the streets. Hanging out and being loyal to friends nearly cost Deshaun his life. After evaluating hisself, De was faced with the possibility of never coming home. While incarcerated he met all kinds of criminals and had to distinguish himself amongst the weak where only the strong survived. Being a stickup kid growing up in da eighties gave him the strength he needed to stay alive but there was still a void in his life. He needed to find out the truth about his father and the things he encountered while trying to accomplish this nearly made him hit rock bottom. It is later on in life that he figures out the reason for his estranged relationship with his father.