Born and raised in Southern California, Deanna started acting in her high school drama classes. She is an alumni from Southwestern Polytechnic Institute in Albuquerque, where she received the Embrey Women’s Leadership Scholarship through the American Indian College Fund, and graduates from Fort Lewis College with a degree in Anthropology on April 27th. While at Fort Lewis she became actively involved with performing by participating in dance performances as well as the annual production of The Vagina Monologues. She was crowned First Attendant of the Hozhoni Days Pow Wow in 2012 and also began doing stand-up comedy. Deanna has performed stand-up routines for the Feminist Voice club at Fort Lewis College and has been an opening act for the 49 Laughs comedy troupe.
Deanna Marie Adelita Diaz-Meza is Jessica Begay in Buffalo in the Room which is a series sitcom with an expected run of 15 episodes, that primarily features Native Americans and the often comedic expectations and stereotypes when dealing with the entertainment industry.