“I got my start in the Hamptons,” recalls DJ Juss, 27. “I got a gig doing a private Mansion Party. At the time, I was interning at the estate and when the DJ for an event was running late I was asked to entertain the guests by playing music off my computer. When I started playing the music I got such a great response it sparked an interest in deejaying.”
Just loves living in the Big Apple. “I love New York!” he shares. “It’s the best city in the world.”
“I grew up in a household with three other siblings and was raised by a single mother, she battled it out, and never gave up, so we’re all really close, and because of that I’m really family oriented,” says Juss.
“I love what I do,” says Juss. “I grew up listening to music, so I love the fact that I’m able to involve music into my career. I am really passionate about my career and love that I get to say I deejay for a living. Not many people are able to do what they love to do.”
“I never feel like giving up, but the feeling I get when I play songs that make people connect with one another and that connection I get with the crowd, inspires me,” Juss explains. “I know what I want and won’t stop until I get there.”
“Autism hits very close to home for me, so right now I’m involved with NY Collaborates for Autism Foundation in developing a DJ/Celebrity basketball tournament that brings awareness to autism and the autism community,” says Juss.
“Growing up, I was over weight and by my late teens I was able to loose the weight through cardio and eating healthy,” says Juss. “Presently, I workout about five times a week, I combine Insanity, gym workouts, basketball, and hot yoga and I, of course, rest and try to eat right throughout the week.”
When we asked Juss to describe himself using three words, he immediately knew what to say: “smooth, funny and talented!”
Calling all foodies. You and Juss have something in common. “I like cooking, and I try to cook everything,” he says. “I make a lot of dishes — Spanish, Italian food, soul food but I always try to incorporate healthy options.”
“I like women that are on the right path and have things going on for themselves,” says Juss. “Someone who is passionate about something with a sense of humor, and that can hold a conversation.”
“To impress a woman, I would have to say a give great conversation, respect, and patience,” says Juss.
Believe it or not, Juss knows how to keep the party going, but isn’t always up for one himself. “I don’t like partying when I’m not deejaying,” she admits.
Juss is an afro-Latino — he’s half Puerto Rican and half Black.
“My idea of a perfect date would be breakfast on a outside patio, a trip to an amusement park, car service taking us to dinner and a movie and walking and talking with dessert,” says Juss. “And then ending with a night cap.”
Juss once had a pet baby cheetah, ya’ll. So it’s safe to say bravery is one of his strong points. We love it. Did you enjoy geting to know DJ Juss? Leave him a little comment love below!