Today’s Honoree

TodaysHonoreeDerrick Hayes is the CEO (Chief Encouragement Officer) of WOE Enterprises, a ground breaking company located in Columbus, GA. At Tennessee State University Derrick Hayes help start The Wall Of Excellence Scholarship and Development Fund that to date has raised over $500,000.00 to help deserving students stay in and finish school. Derrick Hayes sold over 4,000 copies of his first book Derricknyms From A to Z out of his car, at military bases and to celebrities such as Herschel Walker, Mike Epps, Butch Carter, Pastor Troy and Ecstasy of Whodini.

Derrick realized there was a need to reward others while they are still alive. The thought of giving back is what inspired Today’s Honoree.

Do you know a hometown hero, entrepreneur, co-worker, family member or friend that is deserving of recognition? If so nominate them for Today’s Honoree.

Today’s Honoree gives people a chance to nominate or be nominated for a daily award by their peers. It doesn’t matter how big or small you are or how much or less money you have each Today’s Honoree has to be nominated by someone other than themselves.

Today’s Honoree has already featured the likes of Kim Kiyosaki, Kevin Sorbo, Elaine Williams, Geir Ness, Mark DeCarlo, Chandra Thorpe, Dr. Ben Thrower, Pastor Earl Carroll, Bob Hughes, Gus Deligiannidis, Joseph Andreula, Oliver Ross, Darren Marks and Salva Dut (Lost Boy of Sudan), and J.D. Masterson.

The following information is needed for you to nominate someone or for you to be nominated for Today’s Honoree.

1. Who you are nominating?

2. Why are you nominating them?

3. Bio if you have one and it was not included above.

4. Picture of Nominee if you have one.

5. Video of nominee if you have one. (Embeded code from You Tube is preferred)

Reply with all information here or send to Derrick Hayes at

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For more information on Derrick Hayes please visit, email or to book him for a speaking engagement or Derricknym signing please call (706) 615-1662.

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