Who Is Darnell?

Darnell A. Fountain II. is a Poet, Author, Mentor, Fashion Model, Designer, and Deputy Director in the District of Columbia (DC). Additionally, he is CEO/President of his own company, DF DeluXe, LLC.

Darnell was awarded the Prestigious Editor’s Choice Award for outstanding achievement in poetry by the International Library of Poetry. 

On November 1, 2024, Darnell is scheduled to re-release, what he considers to be his first collection of inspiring and provocative poems, along with unforgettable short stories, and thought-provoking illustrations.

The soon to be released book, “The Mirror Within 2.0” explores the understanding of authentic love; the unforgettable experience of sex; the fading of passion; the risks of trust; the power of forgiveness; and the acceptance and understanding of self.