Birth Name: Najee Marsalis Daigle
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: October 13, 1989
Ethnicity: African-American, some Louisiana Creole [French, African], likely some Belgian
Najee DeTiege is an American actor. He is known for his role as Kevin Douglas in the Power Rangers franchise.
His father is author and poet Rufus Daigle. He was raised by his mother in California.
Najee’s paternal grandmother was Mable Daigle (the daughter of Mitchell/Michel Daigle and Felicia/Felicie/Alice Matthews). Mable was born in Louisiana. Mitchell was born in Louisiana, the son of Michel Daigle and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Sutherson. Felicia was born in Louisiana, the daughter of Edmond Matthews/Mattes and Adeline Thompson.
Najee’s maternal grandfather was surnamed Detiege. The name Detiège is of Belgian origin.
Najee’s maternal grandmother was Maggie Frances Dobson (the daughter of Peter Lewis “Pete” Dobson and Rebecca Matthews). Maggie was born in North Carolina, and was African-American.
Sources: Obituary of Najee’s paternal grandmother, Mable (Daigle) Jack – http://combrefuneralhome.com
Marriage record of Najee’s paternal great-grandparents, Mitchell/Michel Daigle and Felicia/Felicie Matthews – http://familysearch.org
Obituary of Najee’s maternal great-uncle (grandmother’s brother) – http://currentobituary.com
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