Dr. Derrick Drakeford is a Social Entrepreneur. The CEO of Drakeford, Scott, and Associates LLC. and President of the nonprofit organization Purpose University (www.learnpurpose.org). Derrick's team has raised over $45,000,000 for clients. Derrick is a former faculty member of North Carolina Central University in the Masters in Public Administration Program, and as an instructor at UNC-Chapel Hill and the Director of Freshman Studies at Shaw University. Derrick has consulted with nonprofit organizations, schools, businesses, and churches for 18 years. He has a a BS in Political Science from Bethune-Cookman University; a Masters in Public Administration from the University of North Carolina's School of Government; a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from UNC's School of Social Work; a Certificate in Proposal Writing and Fundraising for Nonprofits from the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University. Derrick has a Ph.D. from UNC Chapel Hill his doctoral reseach was on"Black Male HBCU Presidents: A Life Narrative Study".