Derwin graduated from Brigham Young University and continued his journey into professional football for the NFL, five years with the Indianapolis Colts (1993-1997) and one year with the Carolina Panthers (1998). During his time in the NFL, he and his wife Vicki began their journey with Christ and experienced God’s faithfulness and direction.
After leaving the NFL, Derwin and his wife began an itinerant speaking ministry. Derwin went on to graduate magna cum laude from Southern Evangelical Seminary with a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree, with a concentration in Apologetics, where he was mentored by renowned theologian and philosopher, Dr. Norman Geisler. In 2015, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from Southern Evangelical Seminary.
Derwin is the host of his very own podcast, Marinate On That, a podcast that discusses theology, discipleship, leadership, marriage, and the multiethnic church. Derwin is also an author of four books. (Hero, Crazy Grace, Limitless Life, The High Definition Leader)