Derek is a youth advocate, writer, church partner, and speaker based in Sweet Home Oregon.
Derek holds a Bachelor's degree in Ministry Leadership from Multnomah University (Portland, OR) as well as a Bachelor's degree in Bible/Theology from Multnomah University (Portland, OR).
His training has equipped him to connect with youth, parents, and ministry organizations, in such a way that betters the society in which they find themselves.
He currently is the Middle School Campus Life Director in Linn County.
He is passionate about relational discipleship, leadership, and helping others to become active Christ-followers.