Darien is the Percussion Coordinator for Fox Sr. High School where he has served since (2021). Darien is a Missouri PAS Chapter Member, Performing Artist with Dynasty Percussion, and Domain Cymbals Artist Relations/ Marching Arts Coordinator.
Darien is from O’Fallon, IL. where he attended O’Fallon Township High School and participated in the nationally recognized Marching Panther Band Program. His growing passion for the arts inspired him to join Gateway Indoor Percussion (2009-2011) in addition to Colts Drum & Bugle Corps (2010). Darien embarked on his teaching career at various schools in the midwest and west coast area. Currently he teaches at Fox Sr. High School in Arnold, Mo. where he teaches marching percussion, jazz band and winter drumline program. He is currently the adjunct professor at Greenville University.