Originally from California, Derrick Willies currently serves the Houston market as a luxury and investment property specialist focusing on the luxury real estate sphere. Intent on providing exceptional care, he happily serves a wide range of clients. Due to his strong leadership abilities and his rigorous work ethic, Derrick works tirelessly on his clients’ behalf while protecting their best interests and providing thorough guidance throughout the buying and selling processes.
As a former NFL player for the Cleveland Browns, Derrick trained in Texas during every off season; a retiree as of 2021, he is happy to now call Houston home. Prior to his NFL career, Derrick earned his associate degree in criminal justice before earning his bachelor’s degree in sociology from Texas Tech University. While in college, he was named the No. 1 ESPN wide receiver in the country in 2015. He was also named the No. 3 ESPN recruit in the nation.
A powerful collaborator, Derrick strives to create a professional working environment predicated on honesty, integrity, accountability, and teamwork. Motivated to succeed on behalf of his family, he draws on his strong family values to ensure that his clients and their loved ones feel comfortable and supported.
Passionate about helping others, Derrick partnered with the Browns Give Back program to help rebuild Boys & Girls Clubs and host kids’ camps, as well as being a board member of the social justice reform board while tenured at the Browns. He is eager to continue helping others however he is able to. In his free time, Derrick enjoys riding motorcycles, training K-9s, and cooking.