Derrick began his acting career at the age of 8 in theater. He later wrote, produced, directed and performed in various stage plays, musicals, television, film and various voice over projects.
Graduated high school in 1999 from Box Elder High School in Brigham City.
Graduated Weber State with a Bachelors of Art in 2007 and holds a Masters degree in Professional Communication.
Derrick is bi-lingual in English/Spanish.
Derrick married Mandy Taylor in 2011.