Derrick grew up on the island of Kauai and moved to Oahu where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Creative Media. LOVES the beach, luscious nature, adventure, & mochi ice cream.

Since 2010, Derrick works as a wedding cinematographer & FAA certified drone pilot. In 2015, Derrick began to also work professionally as a photographer and now specializes in intimate lifestyle portraiture. 

He aspires to become more as an artist who creates simply beautiful imagery.