Colin Kaepernick Girlfriend: 'Black Lives Matter' Activist Nessa Diab A Bad Influence.Colin refused to stand for the National Anthem in Friday;s pre-season game against Green Bay because he protesting "Black oppression" In the Untied States. WE're now hearing that it was actually his girlfriend Nassau's idea for Colin to protest. Colin and his girlfriend, Nessa Diab. an MTV DJ, are planning an islamic-style wedding. During Ramadan, he posted a greeting on instagram wishing his friends the best for the holiday: "kaepernick 7 I know a lot of people who were fasting during Ramadan, wishing you A Happy Eid! Tessa has definitely been a game change for Colin.