Meet The Founder 

​​​Since 2007 the rest is history, Derek has managed to open 
2 additional  Childcare locations under the company name
Seeds of Joy Daycare & Fitness Center Inc., specializing in Education, Health, Fitness & Nutrition in the uptown community. Not only a childcare provider, Derek is very active in his neighborhood and city as an activist, beacon of hope for underprivelaged children needing early child hood education.
Mr. Davis is also representative of  local city organizations such as  “ The Purple Carpet Project” an organization that raises scholarship money for minority students in fashion beauty and art, as well as  ……

With great ambition and drive, the founder of Seeds of Joy Daycare is one of the fastest growing franchise of  childcare educational centers in the city of Chicago.


Derek Davis is a native of Youngstown Ohio, and a  local resident of the uptown community since the early 1990’s. He holds several master degrees in the concentration of Human Resources from both Devry and Keller Graduate School of Management. Due to his love of children, in 2006 Derek became a licensed home daycare provider. Falling in love with childcare, the next year he attended The Harry S. Truman College of Early Childhood Education obtaining director qualified hours to manage his childhood educational institutions.