Derek Dawson was born in Detroit, Michigan on February 1974 and raised in Lucas, Ohio. He has attended Lucas Schools, Mansfield Christian School, and graduated from Galion High School in Galion, Ohio.
He went to North Central State College to become a social worker. He made the Dean's List and belongs to Phi Theta Kappa. Derek then decided to change his studies to broadcasting and graduated in 2010 from the Ohio Center for Broadcasting in Cleveland, Ohio.
Derek is a creative talented comedian that has performed numerous times at the Funny Stop, Bogey's, Shots Club, La Cosa, Belcher's House of Rock, privates parties and festivals in Ohio, The lmprov in Pittsburgh, Pa., Spanky's Sports Bar, Shanti's Seafood & More, Jazz & Jokes and The Rusty Nail in Tennessee.
He has experience with radio, television, freelance D.J. work, and of course, live, stand-up comedy.
He is an ideal candidate for voice over, radio and television, and is available to perform at bars, supper clubs, colleges, fraternities, sororities, weddings, reunions, parties, festivals, bars, comedy clubs, roasts, etc.