Derrek Bowman graduated from Campbell County High School in 1986. He attended Tennessee Technological University where he received a bachelors degree in Industrial Technology. In 1995 he opened Derrek's Place Pawn. Derrek and his beautiful wife Andrea attend New Life Ministry Center in Jacksboro where she serves on the worship team and he periodically teaches a class. They have two wonderful sons, Keaton and Jebidiah. When Derrek is not running the pawnshop he enjoys working on their farm and spending time with the family in the great outdoors. Derrek's wife, Andie, is one of the Center's most generous volunteers with her talents and abilities in artwork and design services better known as Handi Andie's Signs and Designs.