Derrick is a San Francisco Bay Area native. Most describe him as friendly and optimistic. With his big smile and positive outlook on life, he has gained a reputation for being approachable and kind. Derrick describes himself as eclectic, culturally diverse, and naturally curious. He has been fortunate enough to travel extensively, visiting almost 300 cities, towns, and villages across the globe--as well as many places within the United States. These travels have provided him with first-hand knowledge of how the world functions. Not only is Derrick well-traveled, but he is also educated--holding degrees in both mechanical design engineering and political science. Graduating at the top of his classes, Derrick has proven his intelligence and dedication. As a mechanical engineer, entrepreneur, and investor, he has achieved remarkable success. With his expertise in cutting-edge technology, Derrick has successfully launched and expanded multiple businesses across various industries.