As your next State Treasurer, I will represent Louisiana with honesty, integrity, and most importantly accountability and transparency, so that the people of Louisiana will know exactly how their tax dollars are being spent or wasted and the politicians that voted on the bills that waste Louisiana taxpayers money.Read More
Derrick was raised in a single-parent household. His mother always is an educator.
In 1989, Derrick suffered a catastrophic football injury his senior year in high school in New Orleans, leaving him paralyzed.
Despite suffering a catastrophic injury in high school, Derrick graduated on time with his high school class and went on to receive 3 degrees in college.
Derrick’s amazing story called “Defying the Odds” was featured on the Today Show with Hoda Kobt, to show that the only disability in life is giving up. And his message is to never give up in life no matter what.Derrick Edwards