After graduating from Fishburne Military School in 1999, Derrick went on to earn multiple degrees in the field of Information Technology, including an Associate of Applied Science degree and a Bachelor of Science degree from ECPI University as well as a Master of Information Technology degree from Virginia Tech. He has over a decade of experience as a software developer and is currently a Lead Software Engineer at CACI International, Inc.
Derrick has been a staunch supporter of Fishburne since the day he graduated. He has provided invaluable guidance and oversight throughout major IT projects in the past few years, and before joining the Board of Trustees in 2014, he was the Past President of the Fishburne Military School Alumni Association.
Derrick lives in Stuarts Draft, Virginia, with his wife, Elizabeth, and their two children, Benjamin and Cadence. Benjamin is now a cadet at Fishburne as part of the class of 2020.