Multi-Area Director, Northern Virginia & Washington DC
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Derrick Ellison is a Loudoun County native and has been working with FCA since 2012. He serves as the Multi-Area Director for Northern Virginia and DC. Derrick began his relationship with Christ at the age of eight after a Loudoun Youth Soccer teammate shared his faith. He later attended Loudoun County HS and received his degree in Business Administration from Longwood University.
After four years as a member of the LU baseball team, Derrick went on to play over ten years of minor league baseball. As a left-handed relief pitcher, Derrick was blessed to reach Triple-A with the New York Mets. Through his baseball career, the Lord revealed His purpose for Derrick's life enabling him to minister to fellow teammates and coaches. His faith and boldness grew as he led Bible study in locker rooms throughout minor league baseball. Derrick desires to impact the lives of Coaches and Athletes in Loudoun County so they too can share their faith in locker rooms, on the field, and on their local campuses.
Derrick, his wife Robin, and their 3 kids Adilynn, Isaac and Emmaline live in Leesburg.