Derrick Murphy’s wife, Shenavia, was born and raised in Greenville, Alabama. She attended the University of Alabama where she graduated from the School of Law. She is a licensed attorney. She is very active in Hunter Street Baptist Church where she sings in the choir. Derrick and Shenavia, moved to Hoover in 2005 in large part because of the education their children could get in the city schools.
Their oldest child, Galien, is a student at University of Alabama at Birmingham. He was a past graduate of Hoover High School involved in the engineering academy, and played running back. He was also a member of the band program, where he played altosaxphone during 6th through 9th grade.
Their daughter, Bailyn, is a eigth-grader, who loves reading and gardening. She also enjoys running track and hunting. Their youngest son, Asher-Robert is 7.