Derek Ririe is a native of Northern Utah. He loves being outdoors, his family, and reading. He is an avid and curious learner, seeking to learn as much as he can about everything. He loves to travel, and goes on multiple road trips a year. He served a two year religious mission for his church in Berlin Germany,and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in German Language with a minor in Geography. He lives happily in Roy, Utah with his wife, son, dog, and eleven fish.