D-Ran is originally from North Carolina where he received his Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice, and became a commissioned officer in the Army, National Guard.

Making a bold move just days after graduating college he packed his bags...and went straight to the BIG city. D-Ran has had the opportunity to dance and/or choreograph for many artists throughout his career including, Akon's newly signed artist WizKid; Channing Tatum, and NYC Indie Artist Celeste and International Artist Shamar Forte.

Most importantly D-Ran stands strong with the of motto of "Striving to Uplift Others." In this industry he believes it's not just about him making it, but also giving back to his community and helping other industry professionals along the way!

D-Ran: Dancer, Model, Actor, Singer..."Performer"