Throughout high school and university, Darren was always involved in sports an rec from ice hockey to competitive soccer. During his second year of university, he found it difficult to make progress on his fitness goals through repetitive routines. It was in 2010 that he began CrossFit.

In 2012, after meeting Peter at a ball hockey match, Darren began working out at CrossFit Quantum and became Level 1 Certified in 2013.

Darren works hard to achieve his goals at school, where he pursuing a PhD in Tissue Engineering, and at the gym.