Derek “D” Sherman

Derek Sherman

Shift: Fridays at 2 p.m.

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Derek’s Bio

Your major: Digital Media and Journalism

Your hometown: Salt Lake City

Where do you live now? Salt Lake City

What are you passionate about? I am super passionate about snowboarding and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. I also spend way too much time watching Netflix.

What is your favorite class (or classes) at SLCC? I graduated with my AS in General Studies last semester and felt like that was high school 2.0. After switching majors to communications, I have loved every one of my classes. I also really enjoyed Intro to drawing, that was a way fun class.

Which actor/actress would play you in your life movie? That’s a hard question. I have a huge man crush on Tom Hardy and think he would do a decent job.

Where do you see yourself in five years? I see myself graduated from the U and running a successful podcast.

If you could have a superpower, what would it be? Teleportation, Nightcrawler has been my favorite X-Men character since I was a kid. I also hate flying so teleportation take the whole aspect of flying right out of the picture.

Something about you that other people would be surprised to know: I used to be an MMA fighter. I never made it past the regional circuits and after a couple failed attempts at getting on “The Ultimate Fighter” realilty TV show,I decided to hang up the gloves. I still train BJJ, but don’t think I’ll ever fight in again. Who knows?

Derek’s Favorites

Favorite musicians and/or artists: RATM, Pink Floyd, Dr. Dre, San Holo, 2Pac, Biggie Smalls, Ice cube, Coheed and Cambria, A Skylit Drive

Favorite TV shows and/or movies: The Office is my all time favorite show. A close second is Shameless followed up by Sons of Anarchy and Spartacus

Favorite sports or sports teams: Football- Seattle Seahawks, Baseball- Oakland A’s, Basketball-Utah Jazz, Soccer- RSL(mls), West Ham United( Premier Leuge), PSG (Liga Un), France (National)

Favorite food: I love steak! I also can’t ever say no to a donut. It’s a problem.

What’s your favorite place to eat? There’s a small little italian spot in mill creek called Mia Sicilia. Best place ever.

What was your favorite cereal as a kid? Was is and always will be Apple Zapps, the generic version of Apple Jacks. They just tasted better and didn’t get soggy like the regular ones. They also used to tear up the top of your mouth like CapNCrunch does. Delicious.

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