Born in Springfield, MA, Derwin, spent most of his life there until he married and moved to North Carolina in 1999. Derwin started in the TV/Movie business in the Carolina's first as an extra and stand-in on the TV show "Dawson's Creek". He next went on to doing extra/background work for shows like "Homeland", "The Have's and Have Nots", "The Novice", and most notably "Banshee" where he was a stand-in for Frankie Faison's character "Sugar". He has also been an extra/background in an independent film "Bennie", "Sponge Bob Square Pants 2", "Ashby", and "Loomis Fargo" He works a full time job in the I.T. field, but would like to be "Discovered" and make it famous in the business.