Deja Echols graduated from the University of North Florida in 2020 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Painting, Drawing, and Printmaking and a minor in psychology. Echols has exhibited across the country, from Athens, Georgia to New York City. Her work was featured in 2020 at the International Print Center New York. Deja Echols has pieces in collections both institutional and private. She is currently an educator at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts in Jacksonville.