Born In: United States
Derek Tran is an American social media star and model who has gained popularity on TikTok for his POV videos and funny skits on his profile @derektrannn. Unfortunately, the profile has gone through severe purging and he is currently active on the platform with the handle @derektrenn with 120K followers. He is also active on Instagram and on his current primary Instagram profile @derktrn, on which he shares selfies, fashion pictures, pictures from his football games and his hometown Portland, Oregon. Derek, who has had an impressive physical transformation over two years, shares fitness pictures on a second Instagram profile, @derektrenski. He was previously an active member of the TikTok collective Social Demographic Group and was represented by Vivid Management. However, he is now signed to MUSE Model Management in Portland as a fashion model.
Born Country: United States
education: Mountainside High School
Derek Tran started posting on his Instagram profile @derktrn on August 10, 2017 and often shared pictures of the Portland cityscape and snaps from his football games. However, it was on TikTok that he first gained popularity in 2019 for his POV videos and funny skits on various trending topics.
He initially posted on the handle @derektrannn, on which he had reached 145K followers, but he seems to have changed his TikTok handle to @derektrenn and deleted some of his earlier posts as his current profile only contains a few dozen posts. He is also present on Instagram and has two Instagram handles. On his secondary Instagram profile with the handle @derektrenski, which he created in December 2021 to share his striking physical transformation within a period of two years since December 2019. He continues to actively share pictures and videos of his pumped body and workout routine through the account.
After gaining popularity on the TikTok, Derek Tran joined the San Francisco, California-based TikTok collective ‘Social Demographic Group’, which represented dozens of influencers primarily from Asian demographics. On October 31, 2019, he made an Instagram post from the official handle of the collective, @officialsdg, in which he introduced himself as a 15-year-old half-Vietnamese and half-White influencer who also plays American football. He further revealed that he had joined the group because some of the popular influencers he looked up to “content wise” were part of the group. He was member of the group along with fellow social media stars such as Kairi Cosentino, Neo Romasanta, Hannah Kim, Neil Shibata, Freddie Liu, Aaron See, Adrian Yumul, Ivan Del Aguila, Niko Katsuyoshi, Joel Barnes, Dawn Morante, Josh Rasberry, Ricky Young, Kevin Tran, Ryan Kim, Iry Recaro, Justin Kim, Simon Kim, Laettner Calderon, and Noel Gajo. Along with other members of the group, he participated in a fundraising initiative in November 2019 in which 80% of the proceeds from official SDG merchandise sales were donated to the UNICEF Foundation. While he was an integral part of the collective for a few months till December 2019, he did not appear in later Instagram posts by the group, which last posted on Instagram on May 29, 2020.
Derek Tran was born on April 17, 2004 in the United States. He is of mixed origin and has French and Vietnamese descent. He lives in Portland, Oregon and has shared several pictures of the city on his Instagram. He attended Mountainside High School in Beaverton, Oregon where he played American football. He completed his school graduation in 2022. He is currently a student at the University of Oregon. He has a pet cat.
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