Derek Cooper was raised in Lubbock and is a graduate of Coronado High School. His building career began in 2010, and he has worked in construction for the past 17 years. Derek primarily builds new homes but his experience includes investment properties, add-ons, remodeling, and light commercial construction. He and his father, Dave Cooper, have worked together for several years and continue to work closely on all projects. Derek is a Lieutenant for Lubbock Fire Rescue and is also a member of the West Texas Home Builders Association. He and his wife, Tyson, have one son, Miles.