|Our Education||Master's Degree Management & Leadership||Master's Degree of Nursing, Nursing Education|
|Our Professions||Deputy Director and County Councilman||Chief Nursing Officer|
|Our Racial Background||African American||African American|
|Some of Derrek & T.K.'s Favorites
|Musical Artist||J-Cole and Jay-Z||Jill Scott and Jazmine Sullivan|
|Sport||Football||Double Dutch Jump Rope|
|Food||Anything my wife cooks!||Baked Mac & Cheese|
|Destination in the U.S.||Las Vegas, Nevada||New York, New York|
|Place to Visit Internationally||St. Lucia||Punta Cana, Dominican Republic|
|Movie||Scarface||What's Love Got To Do With It|
|More About Our Family
The infertility struggles we've faced together have made us stronger. We know that the love we have in our hearts and the desires we have to nurture a little one are gifts. We want to give a life to a child that will position them for success, happiness, wholeness, and creativity.
Derrek: "I love socks. Not just any socks, but dress socks with designs."
T.K.: "I am a world record holder for double Dutch jump rope and was in the Guinness Book of World Records."
|Hobbies & Interests|
Derrek: Community work, classic movies, music
T.K.: Singing, shopping, and reading
• Matching holiday pajamas
• Attending the farmer’s market
• Seafood boils and mac and cheese cook offs
|We Prefer a Child Who Is...
|Age of Child|
Newborn up to 2 years old
Either boy or girl
Yes, up to 2 years old
We're grateful to be considered as an adoptive family for your child! We promise to provide a safe, supportive, open, and loving place for your child to grow up. If you'd like, we would be happy to stay in touch, share updates, or grow a relationship with you after the adoption. We are excited about raising a child and making memories as a family. If you have questions or want to talk, just ask Lifetime about us!