Deandre grew up in East LA where gang activity was normal. He was a football star and stood out amongst his 6 siblings. He enlisted in a gang prevention program where he started to become a positive influence on his peers. After, he worked odd jobs at a refinery in Wilmington, security gigs, and stints doing club and party promotion. He wasn’t making enough money, so he began selling weed. Once he had a son he decided to change that and opened Strongbeach Lemonade in 2020
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