Derek Herlocker was born in Coffee County and lived there until 2014 when God called him to First Baptist Church in Homerville where he serves as the Student Pastor and has served there since 2014. Derek previously served as Student Pastor at First Baptist Church in Broxton, Ga for 9 years. Derek is a graduate of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a Masters of Divinity degree and also a graduate of Brewton Parker College with a B.S. in Sports and Fitness. Derek is married to Stephanie of Broxton, Ga and they have two children, Breana (8) and Braden (6). Derek enjoys spending time with family, playing golf, cooking, watching UGA football, hunting, and fishing. Derek currently serves with the Clinch County Family Connection and is also a co-chair on the Teen Issues Strategy Team. Derek is also actively involved in a number of ministries in Clinch County including FCA. Derek has a passion for young people and desires to be a positive influence in their life.