Darrin Cook, Jr. is a visionary, serial entrepreneur, and dedicated philanthropist. As President & Chief Executive Officer of M3 Brands Companies, Darrin leads several industry disruptors, including My Mogul Media, Glow Beauty Group, and BLK Men Coffee, a direct-to-consumer coffee company that cares about the community.
With a gift for inspiring and motivating others, Darrin has built a reputation as a dynamic and innovative leader who values collaboration and teamwork. He has a true heart of service and is passionate about giving back to the community. Through his philanthropic initiatives, Darrin is dedicated to advancing the lives of disenfranchised minorities through three pillars: entrepreneurship, education, and achieving equality for all.
Darrin is a native of New Orleans and currently resides in Atlanta. He is a proud alumnus of Xavier University of Louisiana, where he was recently recognized as part of the university’s “40 Under 40” Class of 2021. Darrin is also a published author, having made waves with his book, The Weight of New Orleans, which tells the story of growing up through challenging times in his hometown.
With his leadership and entrepreneurial spirit, Darrin is committed to making a positive impact on the world around him while also being approachable and easy to work with. His welcoming personality and dedication to social impact have earned him a reputation as a leader who not only achieves great results but also makes a meaningful difference in the lives of those around him.