Derrick Hibbard placed in the top 15% of his first-year class and as a Dean’s honor student at the University of Miami School of Law. Among other law school accomplishments, he received the CALI Award for highest grade in Property Law.
He graduated with high honors from Brigham Young University, earning a degree in Philosophy. He tutored and coached students in both high school and college; worked with Habitat for Humanity; and spent time working in an orphanage and school in Lusaka, Zambia.
Besides a legal career, Hibbard is an amateur filmmaker, screenwriter, and novelist. He is also author of College Fast Track: Essential Habits for Less Stress and More Success in College.