STAFFORD, Va. -- A high college pep rally in Virginia was taken to a totality brand-new level - many thanks to a police lieutenant that showed off his dance moves to Beyonce"s "Formation."Lt. Deuntay Diggs said he was asked to dance through the students at North Stafford High School, where his fiancee teaches, at their Oct. 14 pep rally, after a video had actually gone viral of him dancing to "Formation" at a police charity occasion.
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Diggs is additionally a motivational speaker recognized in his community for tackling worries of race, sexuality and diversity.While he didn"t plan on percreating Beyas soon as aobtain, Diggs said tright here was a lull in the time of the high college event, which gave him the opportunity to surpincrease the teens, that screamed in excitement.A teacher swarm the video and posted it on social media. The dance ended when Diggs dropped dvery own in a split and students couldn"t contain themselves. They ran out onto the court cheering.
"Being called a celebrity was never before really the goal," Diggs told ABC News. "I feel favor I"m simply a continuous perboy trying to carry out some positive in the area and also help inspire others to go in the appropriate route. In my mind, I"m having actually fun with the kids and the faculty and I never thought it would certainly take off prefer this."Diggs said the love he got from the youngsters couldn"t have actually come at a far better time, because he had actually got news of his mother"s terminal cancer simply days before.
"Dealing with my mom, I was feeling dvery own and also being with the youngsters in the gym in was an exceptional minute," he said.ABC News and also WLS-TV contributed to this report.
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