Helen Deer

Helen Deer
Season(s) Played with the Divas: 2014-2016
Jersey Number: 45
Position: DL
Height: 5-10
Weight: 200
Hometown: Leonardtown, MD
High School: Leonardtown HS (MD)
College: University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
Occupation: Correction Officer for the DC Government

Helen Deer Q&A

Who is your biggest supporter?
My dad and Ms. Julie, who has been a mother to me since I lost mine.
If you could have a conversation with anyone, dead or alive, who would you choose? Why?
My mother, who passed in 2003…so I could apologize for some of the things we went through.
Who is your female sports idol?
Lisa Leslie.
What are your favorite hobbies or special interests?
Basketball, working out, traveling, listening to music, and spending time with my family.
What is your favorite food?
Who is your favorite musician?
How would you describe yourself in three words?
Caring, determined, giving.
What was the first sport you ever played?
Basketball in high school.
What is your favorite sports memory?
My college basketball team beat a previously undefeated team (California University of Pennsylvania) the year they won the title.
How did you get into women’s football?
I had a conversation with my co-worker, Trigger McNair, who suggested that I try out.