Briana DeJesus’ Youngsters: Meet The ‘Teen Mother’ Star’s 2 Kids
Briana DeJesus, 28, made her actuality tv debut on Season 4 of MTV’s 16 and Pregnant in 2012 and later joined the primary and solely season of Teen Mother 3. Then, in 2017, she signed onto the eighth season of Teen Mother 2 and has been on tv screens since. She has welcomed two kids, daughters Nova and Stella, with two completely different fathers through the years. Get to know her daughters right here.
Nova, Briana’s first daughter, was born on Sept. 9, 2011 and is her one youngster with Devoin Austin III. Sadly, Briana and Devoin’s relationship didn’t final by way of her being pregnant and she or he has been fairly disenchanted together with his lack of effort to help Nova financially and emotionally. “As those that have adopted my story for years now, Devoin hasn’t at all times been probably the most concerned mother or father in Nova’s life,” she informed Celeb Journal in July 2020. “With that being stated, he does do small issues, however I don’t personally really feel prefer it’s sufficient. Just lately, he has taken Nova to gymnastics and picked her up just a few instances.”
Nova has a myriad of pursuits, and Briana confirmed how proud she is in a since-deleted Jan. 2022 Instagram publish. “Nova appreciation publish! She’s proficient! She began taking piano classes and is killing it! Her trainer needs her to do a recital!” she gushed, per The Solar. “Gave her an enormous lady hair lower to do away with all of the broken hair from processing it. She stated she needs to remain pure! And bc of that, i made a decision to take a hair braiding class and educate myself on her kind of hair!” She concluded, “And he or she loves her Vespa! (Thrill looking for similar to her mother lol) love this lady and she or he makes me so proud!”
Stella is Briana’s second daughter and first along with her ex-boyfriend, Luis Hernandez, and was born on July 2, 2017. Sadly, the being pregnant was not straightforward for Briana, who admitted it was “the very last thing” she “anticipated to occur,” throughout her debut season on Teen Mother 2 (by way of Individuals). On high of being shocked by her being pregnant, Briana additionally needed to cope with her crumbling relationship after she came upon Luis had been dishonest on her. “[Luis] been dishonest on me this complete time, so I don’t know what I’m gonna do,” she stated as she fought again tears. Luis finally apologized for his actions and informed Briana he wished to begin a household along with her, which she thought of, however it in the end didn’t work out.
She additionally opened up in regards to the turmoil she skilled on the 2017 Teen Mother OG reunion present. “It’s been a tough time for me. I came upon [I was pregnant] once I was six months pregnant,” she stated. “It’s nonetheless robust. I’m going by way of it proper now. Just about repeating my previous, like I stated I wouldn’t, and it’s occurring once more.”
Sadly, Stella skilled some coronary heart points early on in her life and was identified with ventricular septal defect (VSD), per In Contact Weekly. In 2017, shortly after Stella was born, medical doctors found three holes in her coronary heart, which had been instantly monitored. “Our new good friend for the following month. (Cardiac occasion monitor),” Briana wrote in a since-deleted Instagram publish in Nov. of that yr, addressing her daughter’s well being points. “You guys have been asking! She is okay however Stella has to put on this 24/7 to maintain observe of her coronary heart.”
And through an episode of Teen Mother 2 that yr, Briana spoke about Stella’s VSD additional. “Fortunately the holes don’t develop, they’re type of small,” she defined. “Individuals stay their lives with holes of their coronary heart … they’re nice. [The doctor] simply needs to regulate it.”
In Aug. 2018, Briana introduced that Stella’s well being was wanting up. “However excellent news is that Stella not has coronary heart murmurs and all of the holes are closed!!” she tweeted on the time, per In Contact.
Stella seemed unimaginable as she celebrated her fourth birthday in 2021 with a Little Mermaid-themed birthday bash. Briana posted in regards to the enjoyable social gathering in Florida on social media, writing “Cheers to 4 yrs! My little estellita, I like being ur mama!” in one of many posts, per The Solar. The social gathering was elaborately adorned with an under-the-sea show accomplished with dozens of balloons and a five-tiered cake.