Deng was born in South Sudan and now works at Flemington & Kensington Community Legal Centre (FKCLC), on a Police Accountability Project. His work is aimed at redressing racial profiling and discriminatory policing of young people from Indigenous, ethnic and religious backgrounds in Victoria.
Deng previously worked with Concern Australia in conjunction with Neighbourhood Justice Centre assisting young people in Juvenile Justice to end recidivism and breach of Court Orders and positively transit into the community. He was also part of the Atherton Garden’s Project’s Forum (Part of the Fitzroy Renewal Team). He is in his final year studying Youth Work and Sport & Recreation Management at Victoria University.