Derrick Simmons earned his B.A. in Mathematics from Howard University and his M.A.T. from the American University in Mathematics Secondary Education.
Derrick is in his third year as a Math ƒor America DC Teaching Fellow and his first year teaching at Eastern Senior High School. He previously taught at Dunbar High School. An avid sportsman, Derrick enjoys playing football and basketball, as well as stepping, a form of African dance.