I first saw photos of Derek shortly after election day in 2016. The photographer is Blake Eiermann.
I found the photos to be quite stunning and interesting. The photos were headshots but Derek’s face had red, white, and blue paint.
Derek was a gardener on the Ellen show in 2014. He moved from Tennessee from Los Angeles, California, in 2016.
Derek is also a photographer.
Summer House by Carlos “Trey” Salazar
Also, I remember a compelling story that Derek shared on his Instagram page. Derek’s brother, Kevin, passed away as a result of a car accident with a drunk driver.
(Derek’s mom, Tiki Finlayson, wrote a book “Choices,” about her observations about what had happened and how she handled moving forward.)
Photos: From Derek’s website.
Derek posts actively on Instagram, where he also posts his professional photo shoots.
Carlos “Trey” Salazar
Derek had a photo shoot with Austin, Texas, based Photographer Carlos “Trey” Salazar.
Derek had a photoshoot with Photographer Lester Villarama.
Actor and Photographer
Derek is an actor.
While not on acting jobs, Derek creates photographs.