Derrick Jaxn


Derrick Jaxn(Jackson) is an American poet, philanthropist, and entrepreneur born in Yonkers, NY and raised in Enterprise, AL. What began as a small personal blog at has now grown to over one million social media followers that he reaches daily with his positive messages, books, and various merchandise offerings at

Jaxn is best known for his videos dealing with dating for urban millennials that have garnered tens of millions of views and been translated into several languages worldwide. His topics range from gender-based doubled standards to the dwindling aspirations for marriage and true love. While having a racially diverse group of fans, his unapologetic focus on issues that specifically pertain to African American women is what sets him apart from other prominent voices on relationships. In addition, his witty humor, politically incorrect verbiage, and common sense approach make his advice easy to listen to and even more practical to apply in real life.

Derrick Jaxn has authored and self-published a total of five books; two romance fiction novels, poetry, and two self-help affirmation books dealing with love and motivation. He also donates thousands of dollars per month to small black owned business via his social media initiative #blackownedandshoppingblack that lends his platform to smaller businesses as he personally patronizes them and reviews their products/services. He's currently contributing to his childhood friend T. J. Barnes of the Kansas City Chiefs' charity, Illuminating Faces which awards shopping sprees to winners of an essay contest every year around Christmas to incentivize children from his hometown to work hard at their literary proficiency and talk about the hero in their lives.

Derrick Jaxn can be contacted for business at or @DerrickJaxn on Instagram.

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Things Your Man Will NOT Let You Do If He Loves You
Video by Derrick Jaxn


Single Mothers are for Grown Men, ONLY!
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,440. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Women's sexuality
One man's takedown of stereotypes against single mothers.
I Still Deserve It.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Affirmations for women who refuse to give up on love. No more losing hope at the cost of those who don't deserve you. Take back your power and revive your hope. You can do it. You still deserve it.
I've Come Too Far
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
31 Daily Affirmations to Fuel Your Ambition and Protect Your Energy
I Still Want It
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,720. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
In "I Still Want It", Derrick Jaxn delivers a life-changing collection of poems immersed in raw, passionate, but brave vulnerability.
A Cheating Man's Heart 2
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,520. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Derrick Jaxn is back with his highly-anticipated follow up to his debut Amazon best seller, A Cheating Man's Heart. Shawn Fletcher is on a mission to find not only his true love, but his ability to love again.
A Cheating Man's Heart
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,990. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » African American fiction » General
With his witty, humorous, and heartfelt writing style that took the social media world virally by storm, Derrick Jaxn delivers another lesson in love wrapped in the emotionally transparent perspective of a troubled man. Shawn Fletcher, a former college football phenom turned successful entrepreneur, is in need of the very thing he's never proven to be ready for; love.

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