Celebrating Black History: Demetria Davis

Demetria Davis is a native of Fayetteville, NC. Upon Graduating from Fayetteville Terry Sanford High School in 1998, she earned a full Athletic Scholarship to the University of South Carolina. She majored in exercise science. She holds the University record for the most female decorated Athlete in the school’s history with 22 All-American honors. After college she pursued a professional track and field career endorsed by NIKE where she traveled to over 13 countries competing for the United States.

One of her greatest track and field achievements was earning a gold medal in the 2003 world championships, in Paris, France. She is married to Pastor Christopher Davis, who is a retired Army Captain, who received a bronze star and Purple Heart honors for his brave efforts while serving his country. They have been married for 12 years and have 5 kids and 1 granddaughter. They are the Pastors of Force of Life International Fayetteville where Faith, Family, and Fellowship greet you at the Door. Her passion in ministry is serving, discipling, and Intercessory prayer. She loves to serve her community, workout, cook, bake, go to the movies and spend time with her family. Demetria is also a member of the Fayetteville -Cumberland County parks and recreation advisory board and The Fayetteville Sports Hall of Fame. Demetria’s heart is to serve and leave a legacy that builds the hearts of those around her. She is the 2021 Mrs. South Carolina International. That year she was given the opportunity to participate in the Mrs. International pageant alongside over 50 women from all over the World, where she placed 1st runner up in her first international pageant. From that experience she gained new friends and a deeper desire to connect and serve women in any capacity she can. She was also named the North Carolina Mother of the year by American Mother’s  Inc. Demetria ’s passion outside of Serving God and her family is serving people through food. She owns a private Chef and Catering business, Dee’s Champion Cuisine where her motto is “Cuisine with a Champion Flare…It’s a Lifestyle