Darrin L Williams Jr. Foundation

Darrin Williams Jr., or better known by his stage name Darrin Mclaren, is an International Recording artist from Detroit, Mi. Currently in Europe, Darrin has used his public platforms of Professional Basketball, to not only help up and coming musicians & athletes, but also give his personal time to mentor youth worldwide personally. 

     A graduate of Loyola University of Chicago,  Darrin has spent recent times in Italy, but most notably in his hometown of Detroit, Mi. There, he has spoken publicly to several Detroit Public & Charters schools in the Metropolitan area. Darrin became a teacher in his spare time to work hands on with youth during the school days;  and previously he has Detroit's former Mayor Dave Bing and his "Bingo" initiative, to motivate/ mentor Detroit's youth. Guiding young athletes has been paramaount with other national organizations such as NBA Cares.

     The son of minister Darrin Williams Sr., Williams Jr. believes it is his duty to assist the next generation with their dreams, goals, and aspirations! During Darrin's professional seasons in Italy, not only has he become a 2x Basketball chmapion, but his most recent achievements became most visible as he partnered with Italian organizations to lead English Basket Schools. These schools were designed to teach Italian youth the cultural and language importancees of English through Basketball.

     Darrin Williams Jr. is a Detroit Native, product of Detroit Public Schools (Osborn) and although his passions and dreams has lead him to traveling world wide, he always prioritize his desires to give back annually to his home, Detroit!


- Public Speaking

- Coaching (Basketball)

- Guiding Young Athletes & Musicians (mentorship)

- Teacher ( Business & Music)

- NBA Cares (Team Sports Charities)

- Bingo (Dave Bing Initiative)

- English Basket Schools (Motivator)



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