Motivational speaker Derek Clark delivered a powerful keynote at the TEDx conference on the “Power of Determination: It’s not about your IQ, it’s about your I-WILL”. Watch this inspiring video.It is sure to change your perspective and help you develop courage, hope and determination within.
Derek Clark knows first hand on coping with adversity and overcoming hardship. His 13 years in the foster system reflect a life of humiliation, aggression, emotional distress and overwhelming anxiety. He has experienced the life of fear, rejection, wrongly labeled and being unloved. Having suffered unthinkable child abuse, abandonment and emotional distress, this has never held Derek back from accomplishing what he set his heart and mind to.
Derek is the author of “Never Limit Your Life” and the award winning “I Will Never Give Up” book series. He is an inspiring motivational speaker who recently delivered a powerful keynote at the World Foster Care Conference. Derek was just named the Ambassador for the Foster Care Alumni of America.
Derek is a featured foster care expert on Headline News/CNN and the Ricki Lake Show. Derek has spoken and performed his music to thousands of people and has performed his music for some very famous people including a President of the United States.
He unleashes his creative energy in a never-ending effort to ignite passion in others and instill the courage to take action. His maxim is to make no excuses and become what you want to become. He has turned his situation from a victim to a victor, equipping him with the Wisdom and the Will to never give up.
Please welcome Derek Clark.