Derrick McDonald was born and raised in Los Angeles County in a city about an hour north of LA called Palmdale. He has been involved in marketing for about 2 and a half years. He has participated in prior internships managing other companies social media accounts, as well as creating original content, contributing original articles and blog posts, and creating and running paid ads. The companies he has worked for span across the tech, real estate, and cryptocurrency industries. Using all of the knowledge he has gained, he even started his own small business to gain even more experience in marketing. Derrick is currently looking to transform his foundation in marketing into an exciting career in the field.