Wednesday’s Word

June 3, 2020

In this clip from the FBLA Regional Conference that took place in Columbus, Georgia at Shaw High School Derrick Hayes the “enTIEtainer” gives inspiration and motivation to encourage the youth to develop their greatness. For more information on the Future Business Leaders of America please go https://georgiafbla.org/ and https://www.fbla-pbl.org/


Flashback Friday

May 8, 2020

It is a great moment when a Tennessee State University alumnus is asked to be the the Keynote Speaker at the MLK Candlelight Vigil hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. on the campus of their rival Middle Tennessee State University in honor of their fellow brother, Martin Luther King Jr. The vigil serves as an opportunity to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s commitment to social activism and the legacy that has inspired us to continue his movement.


Tie Tip Tuesday Episode 4

May 4, 2020

Welcome as Derrick Hayes the “enTIEtainer” is here to teach the world how to turn a regular tie into a bow tie.


Motivational Monday

May 4, 2020

Welcome and in this moment the African American Male Initiative program at Columbus State University brought in Derrick Hayes the “enTIEtainer” as the keynote speaker for their “Wings and Bow ties” Professional Development Seminar. In this video Derrick Hayes teaches the young men about the “VALUE of a Tie.”


Senior Breakfast

April 13, 2020

Senior Breakfast is where High School and College Seniors come together for breakfast to receive inspiration and motivation so that they can be prepared to finish out the school year on a high note and not be scared for life they will live after college. Derrick Hayes the “enTIEtainer” was they keynote speaker at the Senior Breakfast for the Class of 2020 at Shaw High School in Columbus, Georgia.


Flashback Friday

April 10, 2020

In 2007 I was a presenter at the Student Leadership Conference at Jackson State University. This is a moment that I will always appreciate because I had the opportunity to give back to another HBCU.


National Youth At Risk Conference

April 3, 2020

Here is a video clip from my 4 Things That TIE Into Life Development Presentation at the National Youth At Risk Conference that took place in Savannah, Georgia. After the program I received these words of encouragement from an educator who attended my session that had traveled all the way from Guam for this event.

“This presentation was the most authentic and touching I have attended so far. Thank you for sharing your journey and for making it seem possible for everyone in the room to be just as great! Blessed to be in your audience.”

Asherdee Rosete, School Administrator in Guam.