Derrick Evans

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Derrick Evans


Derrick Evans is a lifelong West Virginian. He was born in Huntington, WV and raised in Wayne County, WV. Derrick received a Bachelor of Arts from West Liberty University where he earned NCAA First Team All American honors as a captain of the football team while also being a contributing member of the men's track team.

​After graduating college, Derrick returned to Wayne County where he began his teaching and football coaching career. After four years in the education system, Derrick stepped away from teaching to pursue his passion for real estate investing and property management.

Before politics, Derrick was a conservative and pro-life activist whose passion for ending abortion lead to numerous unborn lives being saved. Derrick also helped to secure legal support for the adoptions of each child whose mother chose adoption.