Mr. Derrick D. Grace II, is a thriving entrepreneur, full time Father, author, mentor, and cultural cultivator who hails from Tampa Florida. This city happens to be where he was born, calls home, and has been his working grounds for the last three years in his quest to create what he deems “The Shift”.

Grace started out as many of us do, humble beginnings and blue collar examples. He sought to be Sheriff’s Deputy in his respective city early on, thanks to his law enforcement background through his Father and Grandfather. Not long after achieving a position within his fantasy career, his livelihood would be eradicated due to what he claimed was bias and unrighteous ethics. 2012 his working days would cease and his yearn for independence would increase even more, after seeing the long arm of nepotism strike him down. What seemed as a failure at that time, would turn out to be the best thing that ever happened to Grace.

With an obsession to win and a sickening work ethic, Grace would go on to move mountains in just four short years. Mountains such as a successful retail business, quadrupling his once annual working salary by year 1, publishing and releasing the highest apparel app ever on Google Play, solely creating a his mentorship, publishing his first autobiography, and building a city wide speaking resume due to his countless efforts to rewrite the will of his peers. Grace begun this journey with a $1500 loan and a no for an answer attitude. Fast forward to current day and he is one of the only self taught, self willed and independent 26 year old mentors in our era. The juggling of fatherhood, activism, and selflessness, is one he gladly takes.

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