Derrick Jaxn is one of the most loved and celebrated authors, YouTubers, and relationship advisors. On his self-titled YouTube channel created on December 27, 2010, Jaxn has gained more than 709k subscribers. His videos are related to his personal vlog testimonials, often dealing with romance and relationships.
The 33-year-old Jaxn began his career as a blogger with a small personal blog. And now, he has gained massive success in his professional life. Apart from his professional life, the relationship guru was also known for his marriage with Da'Naia Jackson. They were married for nearly half a decade.
For your information, Da'Naia serves as the CCO of a fashion brand called Kingdom.Children.Essentials. It is also reported that she has worked at ShopDerrick LLC. She has gained over 82.1k followers on her Instagram account. And now, the couple is making headlines following their divorce.
Derrick Jaxn and Wife Da'Naia Jackson Married Life
Derrick Jaxn and Da'Naia Jackson met each other for the first time at Tuskegee University. Shortly after knowing each other, they developed feelings and started dating in 2009. Their love life was going well, and after dating for some years, the duo thought of taking their relationship to the next level.
So, in November 2016, Jaxn took the first step and proposed to Da'Naia. To that marriage proposal, Da'Naia accepted by saying, "YES." After getting engaged, they reportedly began living together. Their engagement lasted two years, and in 2018, the couple tied the knot in front of their family and close ones.
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Derrick Jaxn and Da'Naia Jackson Share Two Children
Being married for four years, Derrick Jaxn and Da'Naia had also started a family of their own. They are the parents of two children. Their first child, a daughter named Morley, was born in 2016. Some online sources report that they welcomed their first kid before one got engaged.
Later, they welcomed another child, but little was known about their second baby. The family of three was doing pretty well. Later, their relationship began getting sour as Jaxn was involved in multiple cheating scandals, and he had also admitted it openly.
Derrick Jaxn Cheating Scandal Explained
Derrick Jaxn has faced some cheating scandals. In early 2021, Candice De Medeiros talked with YouTuber Tasha K, revealing that she and Jaxn dated each other. Candice also went on to say that, Jaxn planned a Miami getaway with her in July 2020.
Also, Candice claimed Derrick brought her to the Atlanta home he shares with his now ex-wife. Likewise, she alleged he convinced her Derrick was separated from his wife and that she stayed with family in Colorado after seeing boxes in his house while visiting. Candice became suspicious of Jaxn when he started communicating with her through Snapchat because his wife was staying at the house. Later, she said, Jaxn blocked her from social media.
Another woman came forward to Tasha K, claiming she had a six-month affair with Jaxn in August 2019. Reportedly, they met and had instant chemistry. During that time, the lady was unknown that Jaxn was married. Later she knew he was married but was going through a divorce process. It is said that they also had an intimate relationship. But when Jaxn reconciled with his wife, he blocked the lady on social media.
Another lady named Nikki also alleged that she and Jaxn had an affair in the past. They reportedly met on October 29, 2020, while visiting an Atlanta mall. During that time, Jaxn approached Nikki by introducing him as Zeek. They began hanging out, and a report by the Sun says Nikki and Jaxn had sex on March 18 of the same year they met.
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Derrick Jaxn Divorce With Da'Naia Jackson: Who Has Children Custody?
Derrick Jaxn and Da'Naia Jackson are no longer together as they divorced officially. The relationship guru took to Instagram to share the news of their divorce. Their married life was going roughly for some time, and now, they have finally separated. Jaxn shared a photo with his ex-wife, Da'Naia, writing,
"Over the past several months, my family and I have gone through many changes. Some of you have speculated while others of you have reached out to offer support as we privately established this new normal for ourselves and our beautiful children.
Earlier this year after much prayer, counseling, and deep consideration, we decided to go our separate ways and filed for divorce. Making the decision to file was one of the hardest decisions of my life, but I've found peace knowing that our mission of raising healthy children, starting with healthy and whole parents is still being accomplished.
From falling in love as just teenagers, to becoming spouses and now co-parents, I'm grateful for the years we've spent together and wouldn't trade them for anything. I was blessed to have such an amazing person in my life and will forever be thankful for all she's meant to our family.
We ask that if you pray, to please pray for us as we navigate this grieving process. If not, please respect our privacy."
At the time of this post, it is unknown what co-parenting arrangements will be made for the sake of their two children.