Derek Felton


Derek Felton is a professional speaker and author of several books including the spiritual guide Brilliance is Your Birthright: 12 Steps to Discovering Your Purpose and Building Self-Confidence; the leadership book, Mentoring Student Leaders to Greatness: 25 Ways Student Leaders Can make Healthy Choices and Create Success in School and Life; and the upcoming empowerment opus for people of African ancestry, S.O.U.L. He is also the co-author of the NAACP award-winning The Black Male Handbook (Atria, 2009) His mission is to educate, empower, and entertain 1,000,000 people to make healthy choices, connect with their purpose, and to become better leaders.

Derek has delivered keynote addresses for organizations and schools all over the United States including: NBC Universal, Major League Baseball, Penn State University, University of Cincinnati, and University of Memphis and was featured in a national ad campaign with Jordan Brand/Nike and SLAM Magazine.

Derek, and his wife, Vikki, live in Cincinnati, OH.

Where to find Derek Felton online

Where to buy in print


The Student Mentor
Derek Felton - America's Student Mentor, is on a mission to empower, educate, and entertain 1,000,000 students to create success in school and life. He is the author and co-author of several books and has been featured in places like The Huffington Post, CNN, BET, and TVOne.


Mentoring Student Leaders to Greatness: 25 Ways Student Leaders Can Make Healthy Choices and Create Success in School and Life
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Mentoring Student Leaders to Greatness offers suggestions to help students stay motivated, find their path in life, build their character, and fulfill their leadership potential. It offers an easy-to-understand map full of inspiring thoughts and advice on being a young leader. The stories offer advice for dealing with adversity and earning the respect of their peers.

Derek Felton's tag cloud