Darius Bradley is a native of Springfield, IL. and one of four children. Shortly after birth, Darius family relocated to the city of Chicago, IL. At the mere age of eight years old his family relocated to South Bend, IN. As a child, Darius always thought outside of his four walls, life always seemed bigger than what his reality was. Every move from his teenage years to young adulthood had been strategically executed to live out his dreams and aspirations to his fullest ability.
At the age of 19, Darius attended Indiana Institute of Technology in Ft. Wayne, Indiana on a scholarship for the sport of tennis as he majored in Sports Management. One year later Darius conquered his ambitions and moved to New Jersey to attend New Jersey Institute of Technology to studied international business. Darius first career aspiration was to make his mark in the entertainment industry as an artist manager. Therefore, after one year of studies, the sound mind decision to pursue the career of his dreams, Darius went full time into the entertainment business as an intern at HOT 97 in the radio promotions department. In 2009, at the age of 20, Darius was on his way to climbing the entertainment business corporate ladder. Two years later he moved into intern positions at Atlantic Records, Warner Brothers Records & Universal Attractions Agency in marketing and radio promotions departments.
Even though Darius was making his strides within the entertainment business with his main goal in mind to become an artist manager, he found that his efforts lead him to a different path. In 2011, Darius became the personal assistant and road manager for Rotimi who is best known for his role as Dre' on the STARZ network hit series POWER. For five years, Darius handled the career of Rotimi as he pursued his music and acting career.
Darius withheld a multi-faceted career as the personal assistant to Saycon Sengbloh, a Broadway lead actress in the play Eclipsed, and for actor Gbenga Akinnagbe best known for his role as Chris in the HBO hit series The Wire.
Darius Bradley elevated his passion and expertise from over nine years of working with celebrities in television, film, and Broadway theater. In 2017, Darius moved to Atlanta, Georgia and curated a business that would lead assistants into their future dreams and aspirations. Darius curated an agency that is home of assistant and is founded on NO EXCUSES, create solutions.
Darius Bradley, Founder, and CEO of Gatekeepers Agency is an assistant agency that matches clients and assistants. Within this agency, Darius focuses on providing professionals and businesses that seek individuals who are knowledgeable and equip in the desired profession of an assistant. Gatekeepers Agency provides development, training, resources, and job placement. Gatekeepers Agency understands the hustle, sacrifice, and dedication that a small business owner gives every day. Gatekeepers Agency identifies the undeniable drive, passion, and motivation to succeed, coupled with the countless personal and financial sacrifices that are made to build a business and brand. Darius created the solution for small business owners to indulge in the simple freedoms that many of us take for granted – like time off from work or enjoying a meal with your family. Darius curated Gatekeepers Agency to provide the small business owner the time and freedom to pursue their entrepreneurial dream.