Darrell grew up in Owen, Wisconsin. After graduating from Owen-Withee High School he attended college in White Bear Lake, Minnesota where he graduated from Century College in 1991 with a diploma as an orthotics and prosthetic technician.
He worked at Aspirus Wausau Hospital in the Orthotics & Prosthetics department as a technician for four years before becoming a certified orthotist in 1995. He worked at Aspirus Wausau Hospital for nine years before co-founding Walkabout Orthotics & Prosthetics. Darrell recently became certified as a prosthetist in 2007 and graduated with a diploma in orthotic and prosthetic technician.
Darrell enjoys hunting, camping and being outdoors.