Darnell Smith serves as the social media manager for FS1’s daily studio show SPEAK FOR YOURSELF. In addition to his role on the show, he’s responsible for creating content daily for the show’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts.
Darnell graduated Ball State University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. While at Ball State, he was a three-year letterman for the football team, playing defensive tackle and was named 2015 captain. In 2014, he was named to the All-Mid-American Conference Third Team.
Upon graduation, Smith started a podcast named “The Porch” with college teammate, focusing on sports and trending topics on social media. He also worked as a recruiter for two years.
Smith was born and raised in Indianapolis, playing football at Warren Central High School, where he helped the Warriors win the Indiana High School Athletic Association Class 5A State Championship his sophomore year and to an 11-1 overall record his senior year. While in high school, he hosted a weekly sports show called “The Warrior Warpath.”
He currently lives in Los Angeles where he enjoys going to sporting events, working out, watching movies and eating.