Pastor Derrick is a native to the Richmond area and has spent his childhood growing up in Powhatan County. Prior to coming to Amelia Baptist in October 2015, he served with three different congregations across Ohio and Virginia, assuming the roles of Youth Pastor & Senior Pastor.
He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2008. In December 2012, Derrick earned his Master of Divinity degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky.
Pastor Derrick is married to his beautiful wife Amanda. And together they have been blessed with two daughters, Eliana and Naomi, and one son, Isaac.