My name is Derek and I’m the Social Media Coordinator for Live Happy. I’d define myself as someone who likes to dig into new hobbies and sports and learn as much as I can about them. I’m the kind of person that will read a book, beat a video game, play some basketball and try a random restaurant, all in the same day. I probably most identify with the core value of having fun and helping others have fun. Even when I’m busy it always brightens my day when I can take a moment to share something funny with my coworkers.
My personal role model would probably be my mom. She raised me as a single parent for a good chunk of my life and I respect the amount of work she put in to give me the opportunity to be successful in my life.
One of my favorite books is the final book in the Harry Potter series: The Deathly Hallows. As one of the people who grew up reading the series, it was fun to grow with the characters and see such a huge and epic story come to a satisfying conclusion. It definitely contributed to the start of my love for reading. My favorite movie is Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Night. I think he did a great job of bringing the comic book world to life and creating a serious drama. It’s just an all-around great movie with great acting and definitely inspired me to delve deeper into the comic book world.
An ultimate concert experience for me would have to feature Childish Gambino, Foo Fighters, and Kendrick Lamar.