“You need to be able to talk about what you’re going through….you can’t handle it on your own.” -Derrick Malone

Derrick Malone Jr. (@PoeticSoul__)is a former Butkus Award Finalist for the Oregon Ducks Football team. Co-Captain with Marcus Mariota, Malone led the defense to a Rose Bowl and National Championship appearance battling Russell Wilson and Jameis Winston throughout his playing time in Euguene.

Currently, he works for Google in the Bay area and helps youth athletes on how to battle depression and handling pressure from sports.

 

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