Do Right Men 2007: Derrick-Antonio-Watkins

Derrick Antonio Watkins HOME BASE: Baltimore PROFESSION: Elementary school teacher DOING RIGHT: After growing up and being denied by his father, Watkins, who is also a part-time photographer, created Threads. The nonprofit organization provides counseling and teaches African-American males the tools they need to become good fathers. It's something he works on everyday through his relationship with his six-year-old son, Sekai.
ESSENCE.COM Aug, 29, 2008

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HOME BASE: Baltimore
PROFESSION: Elementary school teacher
DOING RIGHT: After growing up and being denied by his father, Watkins, who is also a part-time photographer, created Threads. The nonprofit organization provides counseling and teaches African-American males the tools they need to become good fathers. It’s something he works on everyday through his relationship with his six-year-old son, Sekai.

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HOME BASE: Baltimore
PROFESSION: Elementary school teacher
DOING RIGHT: After growing up and being denied by his father, Watkins, who is also a part-time photographer, created Threads. The nonprofit organization provides counseling and teaches African-American males the tools they need to become good fathers. It’s something he works on everyday through his relationship with his six-year-old son, Sekai.

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HOME BASE: Baltimore
PROFESSION: Elementary school teacher
DOING RIGHT: After growing up and being denied by his father, Watkins, who is also a part-time photographer, created Threads. The nonprofit organization provides counseling and teaches African-American males the tools they need to become good fathers. It’s something he works on everyday through his relationship with his six-year-old son, Sekai.

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HOME BASE: Baltimore
PROFESSION: Elementary school teacher
DOING RIGHT: After growing up and being denied by his father, Watkins, who is also a part-time photographer, created Threads. The nonprofit organization provides counseling and teaches African-American males the tools they need to become good fathers. It’s something he works on everyday through his relationship with his six-year-old son, Sekai.

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HOME BASE: Baltimore
PROFESSION: Elementary school teacher
DOING RIGHT: After growing up and being denied by his father, Watkins, who is also a part-time photographer, created Threads. The nonprofit organization provides counseling and teaches African-American males the tools they need to become good fathers. It’s something he works on everyday through his relationship with his six-year-old son, Sekai.

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HOME BASE: Baltimore
PROFESSION: Elementary school teacher
DOING RIGHT: After growing up and being denied by his father, Watkins, who is also a part-time photographer, created Threads. The nonprofit organization provides counseling and teaches African-American males the tools they need to become good fathers. It’s something he works on everyday through his relationship with his six-year-old son, Sekai.

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HOME BASE: Baltimore
PROFESSION: Elementary school teacher
DOING RIGHT: After growing up and being denied by his father, Watkins, who is also a part-time photographer, created Threads. The nonprofit organization provides counseling and teaches African-American males the tools they need to become good fathers. It’s something he works on everyday through his relationship with his six-year-old son, Sekai.