Derin was born and raised in Montpelier, Virginia, a small town outside of Richmond, Virginia. He currently splits his time between school Williamsburg, Va and home in Glen Allen, Va. He was been involved with Holding of Wrist since May 2012. Derin’s previous position was as the Communications Manager and handled half of the incoming email correspondence on behalf of Holding of Wrist. He is currently finishing studying at William & Mary studying Government, with a minor in Sociology. Upon graduation, Derin hopes to enter into the nonprofit field, possibly building on his communications experience. Above all, Derin cares about Holding of Wrist’s supporters and is willing to provide support to anyone and everyone who asks it of him.