Derrick Lewis II is dedicated to building membership, organizing the leadership, and building political power. He has always had a passion for civic engagement and served as the NAACP president at his alma mater Huston-Tillotson University. Lewis has also been certified as an engagement trainer for the NAACP and provided instruction to others across the state of Texas. He has received a host of accolades such as Mayor Steve Adler honoring him with his own proclaimed day in Austin, Texas, NAACP Youth & College Region 6 Organizer of the Year, Texas State NAACP Outstanding Leadership award, Huston-Tillotson University I.D.E.A.L Leadership award, and 2x Student Leader of the Year.
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