Derek Allen Watson is an American male model and actor based in New York City. Derek started his career in Cleveland, Ohio as a print and commercial model. He was discovered when he went to a Chicago agency and was signed on the spot with barely any pictures behind him.

In 2009, Derek recognized that amazing opportunities and new challenges awaited him outside of Ohio and Chicago and he set his sights on New York City. Since then, he has worked with numerous famous photographers, has been featured in various publications including Ink Homme and Next magazines, acted in off-Broadway productions and short films that are circling film festivals right now, and appeared on television shows including Saturday Night Live and Gossip Girl.

In his spare time Derek enjoys traveling, being an activist, and doing photoshoots just for fun. His hobbies and interests include going to the movies, going out with friends, exploring the city, and trying new restaurants.  Derek’s favorite quote is, “stand for something, or else you’ll fall for anything.” and he tries to live by this every day.

Derek is working on a few exciting projects and is currently seeking new modeling and acting opportunities in New York, LA and abroad.


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