THE DIRT ON ME
Let me get this out of the way now since it's about to get ugly from the left throwing stones!
1. Yes I was a drug dealer
2. Yes I was a drug addict
3. Yes I have been clean for 21 years
4. Yes I slept around a lot
5. Yes I have been divorced twice
6. Yes I have lied many times in my life
7. Yes I have stolen things
8. Yes I have kids outside of marriage
9. Yes 15 years ago I had a business that went belly up
10. Yes I was sued in civil court because of that business
11. Yes I pled no contest
12. Yes I paid every dime that I had to pay
13. Yes I have made a million mistakes in my life
14. Yes Jesus saved me form all of this above and has given me a new life!
15. I am not ashamed of my failures, my failures have been my best education along the way.
You can read a complete breakdown of all my failures and Gods goodness to save me in spite of those failures in my book From Death to Destiny the Devil Tried to Kill Me. For those that want to know all the dirt, you could at least support our cause while you attempt to gossip.
Derrick Gates is hated by some, but loved by most. Derrick is a former criminal and drug addict that was saved by the Grace of God. 21 years clean and working for the American people as a community leader. Derrick uses the knowledge he gained from his mistakes in life to lead a life of integrity and truth.
Derrick has 15 years of experience in corporate mediation, revitalizing churches, starting ministries, equipping leaders, and helping the less fortunate around the United States.
Derrick has conservative values and an ability to see them reestablished in our communities.
Derrick Mentors multicultural leaders from around the United States.
Derrick desires to raise Bold, Moral, Men, and Women of Integrity to lead our country.
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