Speakers

"Dream Big" with this competitor, known for "The Challenge" on MTV.
Derrick Kosinski, MTV Personality

Commonly known as Derrick from MTV’s Real World/Road Rules Challenge shows, he has successfully completed 10 competitive reality shows on MTV, participating on 3 winning teams and landed in 2nd place on the 30th season of the show (XXX: Dirty 30). When not challenging himself in front of millions of viewers, Derrick is available to colleges and clubs for speaking and personal meet & greets, and he can even watch a weekly episode of The Challenge or The Real World and break it down live, offering up great insight and inside information.

Derrick has lived a fascinating life so far – going from a high school jock to being plucked up by MTV, where his likeable personality and wholehearted drive landed him on a succession of the network’s reality shows,and introduced him to amazing people and diverse, life-changing experiences. Derrick has jumped from planes, climbed mountains, competed head-to-head in various grueling challenges, filmed a movie, lived in Hollywood, supported his family in tough times, and he now has a family of his own. It’s almost the American dream. But to achieve dreams you must overcome the many challenges, and who better to speak to and mentor young people than Derrick? He has done it and is still living and dreaming big. For his speaking engagements, Derrick can discuss the challenges in life as a young person, how to chase your dreams, and how to stay motivated.