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Derek Ware Jr.

Derek Ware Jr.


Derek Ware Jr is the President and CEO of Urban AZ.

Before rebranding Urban AZ into a non-profit organization, Derek Ware Jr produced over 50+ live concerts around the valley under the original Urban AZ brand and DJ Ware Presents. After losing a friend from suicide and cancer and witnessing the hardships the COVID-19 pandemic caused, Derek decided to focus on giving back to the Arizona community and providing aid to individuals in need.

Derek Ware Jr restructured Urban AZ into a 501(c)(3) non-profit and is focusing on scaling the organization.

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