Born in Panama City, Panama and raised in beautiful Victoria, BC, Deo comes to YPH after years of working in emergency veterinary care. After obtaining a dual degree in Anthropology and Latin American Studies from the University of Victoria in 2013, Deo realized that academia was not the world for them and completed a certificate in Veterinary Assistance from Granville College. In their spare time, you can catch Deo drinking chai lattes and walking their chihuahua, Miss Coco Chanel. On the side, Deo is an aspiring film makeup artist.

*Deo uses they/them pronouns.