Derek actively participated in the San Antonio community. For
the San Antonio Sports Foundation he was the Spur's
He partnered with B.R.l.C.K. (Brotherhood, Respect,
Intelligence, Conduct, Knowledge), a group of young men from
11-14 age group from Martin Luther King Middle School in
Cleveland who work for the multiple problems they come across
in their neighborhood.
By partnering with Community Build he reached out to the Los
Angeles community during his first season with the Clippers.
Itís the non-profit organization in South Central Los Angeles
operated by Congresswoman Maxine Waters.