B’way: The ORIGINAL Mitch Mahoney in …Spelling Bee (Drama desk award, Broadway.com award), TONY Nominated Alan Meinken and Doug Wright’s Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Jetsam). Other credits: co-creator of WORDS! at The Tank NYC, AIDA (Mereb) at North Shore Music Theater, Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Adrian) at Pioneer Playhouse. TV credits: “59th Annual Tony Awards” and “The Today Show”. Derrick has a B.A. in biology from Hampton University. A New York resident, Derrick calls Yokota Air Base his home.