Derrick Felder, born August 25, 1980, grew up in Philadelphia, Pa, in the thriving hip-hop and drug era. Raised by his mother and father with two siblings, he was brought up being taught the value of education and being a stand-up individual.
His motto: Family first and never put passion before principle.
Today, the author is the business owner of Ridiculously Fitt boxing/fitness, and Certified Personal Trainer at Knight's Gym
About his book, Million Dollar Dream
Life for Russell Wade was supposed to be easy. Coming from a middle class home, being raised by both parents and attending a good school, he was presumed to be successful. That all changed during his freshman year at Northeast High School, when his good friend Tee introduces him to the drug trade. Contrary to his upbringing he took a liking to it and became rather good at it. When he and Tee suddenly part ways, an ambitious Russell meets Tasha, the beautiful young woman who gives her mind, body and soul. He is now suddenly filled with drive to take on all obstacles. But with every success comes unexpected contingencies in an underworld where nothing is what it seems and nobody, absolutely nobody is above suspicion. As he delves into territory that he is unaccustomed to he is forced to grow up fast and make split-second decisions that could alter his life forever. As this page-turning novel unravels, Russell Wade is left with the choice on whether this fast life and even faster money will become his new reality, or is he simply chasing… a Million Dollar Dream?!
Most Favorite Book Review
This book is awesome and will have you on the edge of your seat page after page. The ending is a twist that you never saw coming! Great book for light fun reading