Derek is a 3-year starter and 2-time team captain of the football team. He is also the starting second baseman for the baseball team and a varsity letter earner in basketball. Derek has a 4.5 GPA, is an officer for National Honor Society, and a member of the English, Math, Science, Spanish and Social Studies Honor Societies. He is recognized as an AP Scholar with Distinction and has been awarded academic honors through the College Board National Recognition Program. He plans to study business analytics or related fields in college.