It may show up that you were arrested and/or prosecuted. It depends how thorough the background check is. If it shows up, just be honest about it. They already hired you and (assuming the job is in California) they cannot revoke the offer based on an arrest that never lead to a conviction. I do not think you were convicted since you are enrolled in the DEJ program. You might want to ask a criminal defense attorney whether this counts as a "conviction." In any event, if they ask you about this, just be honest. The Americans with Disabilities Act and California law protect recovered alcoholics and drug addicts from discrimination. They cannot revoke your offer because you are in the DEJ program.
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