Sophomore student of Digital Media and Animation studying at Alfred State, NY. Dereke graduated highschool at Hinsdale Central School in 2015 with a two year technical endorsement in Visual Communications. During that time he also became an ACE (Adobe Certified Expert) in Photoshop. That following summer Dereke became an honorary alumni and co-facilitator of Tech Unleashed; a small tech group in his home town that focuses on helping the neighboring townships through the use of their technological skills and abilities.
•Alfred State Publicity Review
•PIZZAZZ: Freshmen 12/3-12/10
•Tech Unleashed (Honorary Alumni & Co-Facilatator) (2013-15)
•National Technical Honor Society
•Visual Impact Club