Growing up in the projects of an urban city with seven siblings in a tiny apartment, Rafael managed to remain focused on school and basketball. A high school star, who went on to attend Syracuse University, he fulfilled his dreams and played over a decade in the NBA. Raf returned to his roots to teach and coach in the neighborhood where he grew up.
Derrick Watkins is a motivational speaker, trainer, relationship coach and handwriting and face reading expert. He delivers customized keynotes, workshops and school assembly programs.. Derrick has more than twenty years experience helping others improve their performance so they can reach their full potential.