Gia DeYoung started at Splash Omnimedia in 2016 and quickly became the smiling face we all look forward to every day. She lives in Columbia with her husband Corbin and cat Puddin. When she's not busy writing content or optimizing websites, Gia loves spending time with her husband and gearing up for the holiday season. We had the chance to sit down and have Gia share more about herself.
I’m from Lexington. I’ve lived here my whole life.
Yellow!! And gray and purple.
I’ve learned a lot about teamwork and solving problems; how to juggle and how to find my balance, even when things are challenging; how to stay positive and to keep a level head; how important it is to be kind always, even on the hard days. Mainly though, I’ve learned how to more effectively pray for and better show love to the people around me.
I was a student at the school of Journalism and Mass Communication at USC.
The promise of brand new day to keep practicing my purpose. And my Buffy the Vampire Slayer alarm clock.
I’m the 6th great-granddaughter of the Great Chief Justice, John Marshall, and I can trace my American heritage definitively through birth and death records all the way back to the Randolph clan, considered the “Adam and Eve of Virginia.” My ancestors came to America on the ship, the Fortune, in 1621. (I’m not super interesting, but my family sure is! Bonus fact: The Liberty Bell cracked while ringing during the funeral procession of John Marshall in 1835!)
I can think of a number of defining moments that led me to where I am now, but my favorites are definitely meeting and getting to marry my husband, Corbin.
Humility, compassion and understanding.
My redemption story. How far I’ve come. How different I am now compared to who I used to be.
Hang out with Corbin and our best friend, Trevor. Watch YouTube videos. Pet my cat, Puddin. Go to Hobby Lobby.
Disney. Advertising. History.
Oh my gosh, so much! Things highest on the list: My salvation. Unending grace--literally all day, every day. Corbin. Puddin. My family and friends. Columbia Crossroads Church. Disney. Christmas. Dr. Pepper. Harry Potter. Badgers. Chinese food.
A Disney Cast Member.