Derwin Gray is the founding and lead pastor of a multi-ethnic, multi-generational, mission-shaped community with two campuses in South Carolina, both just south of Charlotte, North Carolina. Transformation Church was recognized as the second fastest-growing church by percentage in America for 2010 by Outreach magazine. In 2011 and 2012, the church was again recognized again as one of the top 100 fastest-growing churches in America.After graduating from Brigham Young University, Derwin played professional football in the NFL for five years where he accepted Jesus. After the NFL, he graduated from Southern Evangelical Seminary. Derwin is the author of Hero: Unleashing God’s Power in a Man’s Heart and Limitless Life: You Are More Than Your Past When God Holds Your Future, released September 2013. Derwin and his wife, Vicki, have been married for 21 years with two children, Presley and Jeremiah.