Derek Clark, a motivational speaker, author, and viral video star known as “Rapping Dad,” knows the importance of never giving up. Despite a painful past in the California foster care system, Clark was determined to not let it define who he was or how he was going to live his life. He made it his mission to share this experience with his audiences and his children, teaching them that it’s always possible to turn a disadvantage into an advantage. We sat down with Derek to learn more about how his childhood helped shape him into the father of four he is today.
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Motivational speaker Derek Clark shares his inspiring message of resilience and redemption throughout the world. Derek spent 13 years in foster care and found the will and tenacity to never give up! He is a popular conference keynote speaker, an inspiring motivational speaker, trainer and the author of six inspirational books titled I Will Never Give Up, I Will Never Give Up For The Teenager, I Will Never Give Up On God Again, Disable The Label: Never Limit The Potential of a Child, Tru Lockhart and Never Limit Your Life: From Personal to Professional Success.