Miss Michigan Classic
American Coronet 2016
DJ Chivis is a lifelong resident of Grand Rapids, Michigan, located just 30 miles from Lake Michigan.
DJ has both a BA and BS degree from Western Michigan University and has been a Corporate Recruiter in the Grand Rapids area for more than 20 years. She is a member of the WMU Alumni Association, Red Hat Sistas, and Bl2end (Business Leaders Linked to Encourage New Directions). She is actively volunteers in the community with the Salvation Army Kroc Center, Garfield Park Neighborhoods Association, and The Grand Rapids Police Department Civilian Appeals Board.
DJ is the mother of two daughters: Kent County Commissioner – 17th District (D), Candace Chivis, and Cena Chivis. She has two grandchildren, A’layna, and Amiel.
Besides spending time with her grandchildren, she enjoys scrapbooking, golf, water aerobics, photography and cooking and grilling.