Senior – Guard
6’3 – 160
2019-20 Preview: Derrick is a skilled wing player who can play multiple positions. He is a vocal leader who is always looking to improve his game. He continues to develop his game and has potential to play at the next level. As one of five seniors on this team, he is looking to lead a veteran group of players to a successful year.
Past Seasons: As a sophomore on JV, he started every game on junior varsity and was one of the primary scorers and defenders. Derrick is entering his second season on varsity. As a junior on varsity last year, Derrick came of the bench and provided a lift throughout the game. He had a career high 18 points and 11 rebounds against Washington last February.
Personal: Derrick was born on 11/08/01. He is the son of Lakita Sparks and the brother of freshmen girls’ basketball player Desire Ousley. He attended Hi-Mount Community School for middle school where he played for Coach Young. His favorite subject at Hamilton is English with Ms. Moreau. The Lakers and Lebron James are Derrick’s favorite basketball team and player. If he could pick any food to eat, it would be fried chicken.