Derek is an accomplished boxer and trainer. He has several titles under his belt, including four-time Illinois State Champion, three-time Chicago Golden Glove Champion, two-time national medalist, member of the 2005-2006 USA boxing team, along with many others. As an undefeated professional boxer and a top-ten light heavyweight and heavyweight amateur boxer, Derek has traveled across the world representing the US in the sport. After starting his professional boxing career, Derek realized he also has a passion for entertainment. He often plays roles as a boxer on-screen. Most recently, he played a boxer in a 2016 Michelob ultra Super Bowl commercial and booked the lead role in the boxing film Gum.
--4x Illinois State Champion, 3x Chicago Golden Gloves Champion,2x National Medalist, 2005-2006 USA Boxing Team Member.