12 year old Derrick Elias Tanyhill Jr., better know as DJ, has been singing since
he was 3. DJ was born in Syracuse, NY on July 31, 2004. He loves to use his gift
to sing for the Lord. He has been requested to sing at various religious activities
throughout the state of New York. His biggest stage to date was when he was
asked to sing at the opening night session of the 119th Annual Session of the
Empire Baptist Missionary Convention.
DJ has a smile that lights up a room whenever he enters into it, and he enjoys
helping whenever and wherever he is needed. When asked what he likes about
singing, he says everything, but more specifically, he likes to make people feel
good through his singing.