Derrick Parker '18

Mr. Parker studies Political Science and hails from Kansas City, Missouri, where he attended Lincoln Prep.


  • Dla Piper Global Law Firm - Legal Intern

  • Office Of The Fulton County District Attorney - Intern

  • Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Foundation - Legislative Intern

  • United States House Of Representatives - Congressional Intern

  • Jermaine Reed For City Council - Campaign Manager

  • Bank Of America Student Leader - Student Intern

Graduate School Acceptances

  • Harvard Law School

  • Yale Law School

  • Columbia Law School

  • Georgetown Law School

  • UPenn Law School

  • UMich Law School

  • UCLA Law School

  • UC Berkeley Law School

  • Vanderbilt Law School

  • University of Chicago Law School


  • Rhodes Scholar Finalist

  • Harry S. Truman Scholar Finalist


  • Gates Millennium Scholar

  • Coca-Cola Scholar

  • GE-Reagan Scholar

  • Sidley Austin LLP Pre-Law Scholar

  • Anne Frank/ING Scholar

Academic Greek Organizations

  • Phi Beta Kappa

  • Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society

  • Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society

  • Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society

Professional Programs

  • NYU/Harvard Trials Program

  • Howard Pre-law Summer Enrichment Program (Plsep)


  • 2x National Oratory Contest Winner (Dr. Martin Luther King Drum Major for Justice Oratorical Competition)

  • American Legion Oratorical Contest Winner