Bodybuilder who won gold at the Arnold Strongman Classic in 2009 and 2010 and at America's Strongest Man in 2007, 2009, and 2010. He has more than 40,000 followers on his derekpoundstone Instagram account.
He received his Professional Strongman card from the ASC.
He has worked as a police officer for the Connecticut Police Department and an apartment complex owner.
He married Kristin Poundstone in 2011.
He and Mike Jenkins are both bodybuilders that have competed in the Arnold Strongman Classic.