Derrick Jackson also called “Jaxn” is a famous American Youtube personality widely known for his Youtube channel Derrick Jaxn. He is a self-love ambassador with a large fan following on both Instagram and Youtube. After his controversial confession about being unfaithful to his wife, he became even more popular.

He was born on 3rd July in the year 1989 in Alabama city, United States of America. He is born under the zodiac sign cancer and belongs to the Afro-American ethnic group. He is a romance guru that tells do’s and don’ts in a relationship.

Height, Weight, And Physical Measurements

Derrick is a tall guy towering 6 feet and 5 inches tall. He has a slim body build. He has maintained his weight of around 89 kg. He has brown hair color and brown eyes.

Derrick Jaxn is posing for the photo.
Derrick Jaxn is posing for the photo.
Image Source: Derrick Jaxn’s Instagram

Information about his other physical measurements such as his dress size, and shoe size is yet to be disclosed.

Early Life

Popular romance guru was born in Yonkers, New York, but grew up in Enterprise, Alabama. His parents got divorced when he was young. He was raised by a single mother as his father got disappeared when he was still young.

Derrick has mentioned that he faced a few issues in his childhood because there was no father figure. He grew up with his four siblings the youngest being him.

Academic Detail

Derrick is a well-educated guy. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in science in 2012. Tuskegee University’s College of Business and Information Science was where he completed his undergraduate studies.

He has not disclosed information about his primary education. He must have completed his primary education in his hometown.

Married Life

The self-love brand ambassador and romance guru is a married guy. He tied his knots with Da’Naia Broadus in January 2018. The couple had been engaged until their marriage in November 2016. Derrick had proposed to his partner by going on his knee during their engagement and she replied with a big ‘Yes’.

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Derrick Jackson and his wife Da’Naia Broadus
Source: an Instagram account of Derrick Jackson @derrickjaxn

The romantic couple is currently living a happy married life. However, they had a dispute that made headlines. After learning of her husband’s infidelity, Derrick Jaxn’s wife filed for divorce in 2020. On August 28, 2020, Da’Naia Jackson filed for divorce from the relationship guru, and on October 2, 2020, she moved to have the divorce case dismissed.

Blessed With Two Children

Popular Youtuber is blessed with two children. He had previously stated that two children would make their family complete.

Derrick Jaxn with his daughters
Derrick Jaxn with his daughters.
Image Source: Derrick Jaxn’s Instagram

Jackson and Da’Naia had their first child Marley prior to their engagement. Their daughter was born in October 2016. They had one more child later on. He has not disclosed detailed information about the children.

Past Relationship

After sharing a viral video of a man being rejected by his fiancée after openly proposing marriage, he told his girlfriend about his failed proposal.

Derrick penned ‘Years ago, I almost ended up in this exact same situation with my then-girlfriend, but thank God I asked her first in private if she would be willing to marry me and she very politely told my ass NOPE! I took that ring right off layaway and saved myself the humiliation this brother had to endure.’

Career Highlight

Derrick Jackson began his blogging career with a small personal blog. Since then, his career has progressed to the point that he has been acknowledged in a variety of ways, including securing a job in the Fortune 500 corporate America.

Derrick is a prolific author who has authored over seven novels in addition to being a lifestyle blogger. His debut novel, A Cheating Man’s Heart, which was released in November 2013, has garnered a lot of positive feedback from his followers and has received high reviews on Amazon. In 2015 and 2020, he released the second and third versions of the book, respectively.

Derrick Jackson’s Youtube profile.

Don’t FORGET YOUR CROWN: A SELF-HELP GUIDE was published in 2018. Another of his masterpieces, Self-Love Has Everything to Do With It, has been extensively read. I Still Want It, I Still Deserve It, Single Mothers are for Grown Men Only, and I’ve Come Too Far are some of his other titles.

On December 27, 2010, the author launched a YouTube channel, which now has over 706k subscribers. His dating and romance videos on YouTube have over 110 million views. Jaxn also has a large following on Instagram, with over a million followers. He’s now a motivational speaker and self-proclaimed romance and relationship specialist.

Founded A Non-Profit Mentorship Organization

Moreover, jaxn is a philanthropist. During his university days, he created a non-profit mentorship organization for teenagers.

The organization ran well and helped several teenagers during its run time. More information about this organization is unknown.


Derrick has an estimated net worth of over $1 million. This includes his assets, money, and income. His primary source of income is his career as a Social Media Personality. Through his various sources of income, Jaxn has been able to accumulate good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle. Anwar Jibawi and Mattie Westbrouck are famous Social Media Personalities as of 2022.

In addition, he is doing well in his business and generating a respectable sum of money. His YouTube channel is thought to bring anywhere between $8.4k and $134.5k each year. He is also a motivational speaker and author on the topics of life and relationships.

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Derrick Jackson taking pictures of his car
Source: Instagram

Don’t Forget Your Crown, I Still Want It, A Cheating Man’s Heart, A Cheating Man’s Heart 2, I Still Deserve It, Single Mother is for Grown Men Only, and I’ve Come Too Far are just a few of the critically acclaimed books he wrote. He got a respectable sum of money from the novels he wrote.

Social Media Presence

Derrick is popular in quite active and popular on social media. His primary income source is based on his activities on social media. Being a social media personality, he is quite popular on Instagram and Youtube. He goes by the username @derrickjaxn where he has already amassed more than 1M followers. He shares moments of his professional life and personal life through Instagram.

He is also seen tweeting frequently on Twitter with the username @Derrickjaxn. He has a whopping 56.8k followers on Twitter. He tweets about relationships and his professional work.

In addition to that, Jaxn also has a youtube channel which is his primary source of income. He has more than 676k subscribers and has already received a silver play button. He posts about relationship rules on youtube.

Controversies And Rumors

In 2020, two women came forward and claimed they had an affair with Jaxn, causing controversy. Candice De Medeiros, one of the women, said that Jaxn had planned a weekend excursion with her in July 2020. When his wife found out about his indiscretions, she left him and they spent the majority of 2020 apart. 

After learning of her husband’s infidelity, Derrick Jaxn’s wife filed for divorce in 2020. On August 28, 2020, Da’Naia Jackson filed for divorce from the relationship guru, and on October 2, 2020, she moved to have the divorce case dismissed.

Derrick disclosed to his wife and his YouTube audience that he was having an affair. On his YouTube site, he posted a video confessing that he had cheated on his wife in numerous ways. He has subsequently taken the video down from his YouTube page.

Da’Naia decided to speak with Jaxn again after he spoke with her, and she observed a shift in his attitude. She stated she had forgiven him and that God had forgiven him as well.

Jaxn’s Astrological Information

According to his astrological sign, his lucky number is 10. Similarly, his lucky color is silver and the lucky stone is the moonstone. His other information on this related field is yet to be disclosed.

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