Student of the Month
Derrius is a senior at Coral Gables Senior High School and serves as the President for his school's chapter. He's been an active member for four years and enjoys playing football, video games and producing music. Derrius plans to attend Valdosta State or Jacksonville University to major in Sports Management or Engineering. After college, he would like to become a professional football player in the NFL. However, if his plan doesn't work as a professional NFL player he would like to be a Music Engineer.
He believes that the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project has impacted his life in so many ways by teaching him values and morals. Derrius is also thankful for the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project for teaching him how to network. When it comes to role models Derrius considers Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as his role model. He feels Dwayne is always working and helping his community and that motivates him to work harder each day to be on his level in the near future.