If you let your background keep you from moving forward you will always be a background singer.

Derrick Hayes

Derrick Hayes, an alumnus of Tennessee State University, is available for small and large meetings, church events, academic speaking engagements and workshops.

Hayes has the unique talent of turning names and words into positive messages within seconds right before your eyes. Hayes calls these Derricknyms. His critically acclaimed first book by the same name (first print 2000) has been utilized in corporate, religious and scholastic settings. Personalized Derricknyms can be ordered by going to DerrickHayes.com. One of the most frequently used Derricknyms is W.O.E.

I always tell people to make sure they give others a W.O.E. daily. Hayes says, “In the general context, a woe is a problem.” In the Derricknym fashion, it is a Word of Encouragement.

To book Derrick for a speaking engagement or media event, please send an email to info@DerrickHayes.com or call 706-615-1662.

For more information, please visit DerrickHayes.com.

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