|High School:||Newton South|
2009: Played on JV team.
At Newton South High School: Three varsity letters in football... Passed for 2,100 yards and 21 TDs while rushing for 500 yards and scoring eight TDs on the ground in 2008... Also played CB and FS... 2008 Dual County League Offensive Player of the Year... Two-time league all-star and team offensive MVP... Overall team MVP in 2008... 2008 Shriners' All-Star Football Classic... Boston Globe All-Scholastic... Dual County League Sportsmanship Award... Three varsity letters in baseball... National Merit Letter of Commendation... National Achievement Finalist... National Society of High School Scholars... Williams College Book Award.
Personal: Derek Russell is the son of E. Macey Russell and Roberta Goganian... Father played football at Trinity (CT) College... Interested in math and physics.