Derrick has been on staff at City On a Hill since 2008 and has served in a variety of roles through the years before becoming the Senior Pastor in 2021. Derrick is passionate about teaching the Bible and seeing broken people connect with the beauty of grace.
Derrick received a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics from the University of Texas at Arlington, and both a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) and Master of Theology in Early Church History (Th.M.) from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is currently in pursuit of a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Derrick loves spending time with his wife Jessica, and their three daughters (Camilia, Victoria, and Lydia). His hobbies include cooking, disc golf, and reading.