Derrick Smith

Derrick Smith

Derrick grew up in Columbia, Missouri where he was a standout basketball and football player. He went on to study Sports Management at Southeast Missouri State where he also worked for the Athletic department. He also was involved in Sports Management Society and was President of his Fraternity Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Inc, He graduated in 2013. He spent his summers helping out youth in Columbia with basketball athletic training and skill development. He helped assist in the founding of MoElite Skills Academy which provides skill training, camps, and promotes community involvement within its participants. He has a passion for the game and always looks forward to spending time in the gym.

Derrick relocated to the Chicago suburbs in 2015, and will be covering games throughout the Chicagoland area. You can follow Derrick on Twitter @DerrickSmith_06 or email him DerrickSmith@prephoops.com