Danielle Ditto was Justin's first girlfriend from his hometown of Millington, Tennessee. His best friend Trace Ayala introduced Justin to Ditto. The two met at a young evening at Lucy Church. After Justin's mother walked in on them about to have sex, the pair started to grow apart.
Timberlake often stated his first few girlfriends were unfaithful to him. In an 2004 interview, Ditto specified that in her case, it was a simple misconception on his part regarding hearsay from friends.