“Darnell is fantastic. He was very easy to talk with and provided some initial guidance in terms of brand strategy and market validation of the product that I am working on. I found him extremely open and willing to give feedback related to professional growth but also personal development. I look forward to putting his suggestions into action and speaking with him in the near future.”
- Kelli Ogunsanya | Founder of Melababies Skincare & COO at STRIDE Community Health Center
"Darnell was incredibly motivating, and a joy to speak with. He was personable and responsive. His power-hour sesh (I hired him for two hours) was informative and helpful. Darnell was beneficial to me in a few ways. 1) He provided me with information about pricing and perceived value, 2) He brought up market research and came up with a way to gather and utilize that information, and 3) Gave me a list of things to do to lay the groundwork before I take my first client. I appreciated that he left me with organized information that I could independently continue with and offered workshops to join in the future. Thank you, Darnell!"
Founder of Dern Consulting Group
“Listen, Darnell Brown, you are my brother from another mother! We’ll look back fondly years from now and remember how this org caused our talents to collide. I cannot wait until we unveil the 🔥new brand you helped us codify - an incredible collaboration between Bulletproof Hustle, Sur-Ryl Marketing, and DigiGeeks Collective!!! Thank you for showing up for us, and being in my corner!”
COO at /dev/color & Founder of Flock Theory
“Darnell is a great thinker, out of the box. If you are looking for someone outside the norm that will help create something unique and fresh, Darnel is your man! Follow up, task completion, and attention detail is excellent.”
Co-founder of Life Transformation Ministries & Chief Revenue Officer at Sighthound, Inc.
“Starting my brand development project with a one-hour session with Darnell was perfect. He is knowledgeable, energetic, and a clear communicator.”
Trusted Advisor at ARM Financial
“Darnell helped me get past my final logistical and mental block to launching my business, and for that I am eternally grateful! It's funny, his advice was to change the logistics of my plan slightly, and all of a sudden the right way to proceed became clear and I had no more internal barriers of resistance! I actually ran across him in a search for VA's (which he's not lol) on Upwork and was so touched by the energy he exudes, I felt compelled to connect even though I wasn't looking for a coach per se. Fast forward a few weeks and we had a 2-hour session that blew my mind. His kindness and pureness of spirit is palpable! If you are a new entrepreneur he is exactly the one to lead you in creating your business. I'm excited to share my future successes with you Darnell, thank you!!!"
“I was connected to Darnell by a close, high-achieving, high-motor friend. One of THE best connections I had in 2020. I had the pleasure of experiencing a brand-intensive session as well as some life & business coaching sessions to connect the myriad of business dots I had in motion. Darnell is super-cerebral and is adept at listening and asking piercing questions that allow you to mine the depths of your own chaos; it's couched in a process that yields clarity, actionable items, and deliverables. Honest, astute, candid, collaborative, and super personable, this professional is highly recommended for the high achiever looking for ultra focus in personal life and business branding. He's like Merlin the Magician, with it! Thanks, Brougham"
Founder of Heritage United Builders
“I had the pleasure of working with Darnell at SiteDocs. Darnell played a key role in developing the company brand, logo, and app design. We continue to benefit from his brilliant design work with rave reviews from our customers. Darnell showed great flexibility in working with a variety of design styles and his attention to detail, font choice, colour combinations, and skills with freehand drawing combine to make him an incredible graphic designer. I’d highly recommend him to anyone looking for a professional and friendly graphic designer!”
- Dan Loewen | Chief Operating Officer at SiteDocs
“I first hired Darnell to design the Song Backer website and be the branding specialist. After seeing how talented Darnell was, not just as a designer but in business as well, I quickly had to have him on the team! I made Darnell an official partner of the company. He was an invaluable asset. We worked very well together. He is very professional, organized and brilliant. He is worth every cent. In fact, as soon as my current company is ready for it, I can’t wait to work with him again!”
Founder & CEO of Song Backer & Request It
“I’ve worked with many graphic designers over the years and have truly never met anyone with the integrity and professionalism of Darnell Brown. Not only was he able to capture the scope and heartbeat of my business, his work is impeccable and well done. He is caring, intelligent, and his knowledge, advice and assistance has been invaluable to my business. I cannot be more thrilled to have found Darnell and to have him as part of our team. I recommend him to anyone looking for a professional graphic designer. Talent like his is rare and he would be an asset to any client or firm who wishes to take advantage of his skills.”
Founder of The Party Stork
“Darnell is a creative genius. If you need business branding or mobile application development . . . all roads lead to the superior design skills of Darnell Brown.”
Nicole P. Bell
Digital Content Strategist & Sr. Writer at Wells Fargo
“Darnell was super helpful and gave me great insight into the brand strategy for my company’s brand pivot. Job well done, would definitely hire again!”
Founder & Creative Director of Iron Post Media
“Darnell is a great brand strategist to work with, he has offered us the best of his knowledge and I believe his work will positively impact our business. Would highly recommend him!”
Founder of Doodeo
“The Bulletproof Hustle founder Darnell Brown is someone this world needs as well as companies, his passion for your dreams, goals and your baby (company) is truly felt. His passion for listening to my ideals is something I felt natural coming from him, alone with him giving you his views on certain areas he was familiar with. He has left an open door for advice as well as seeing your progress. Overall to be connected and trust a business I’m trying to grow with Darnell is a blessing.”
Founder of Reliable Mailboxes
“I have recently had the pleasure of working with Darnell concerning the branding strategy for my new company. Darnell’s intellect, professionalism, and personability were just of the few of his qualities that set him apart from the competition. He speaks to you like a long-time friend while offering valuable information in manageable quantities. Darnell seeks to understand the situation and client before strategizing, which makes his feedback timely and applicable. He is a very driven and talented individual and I am excited to work with him on future projects. He has my full support!”
“Darnell created a wonderful logo for my business and a brand style guide. He is very creative, and a great branding partner!”
Founder of Metta Karuna Soul
“Darnell is very talented. Give him a spec and he takes it the extra mile such that you wonder why you never thought those all so important obvious things that otherwise get lost. I strongly recommend him for both professionalism in business and quality of work output.”
Cloud Economics & TCO at Amazon Web Services
“Darnell Brown has been a major inspiration for me in starting my podcast as well as marketing it. He has challenged me to take immediate action instead of over-thinking and waiting for the perfect time to start. His coaching style is honest and direct. He has also coached me on how, when, and where to market the podcast. He has taught me the importance of adding value and niching down to appeal to my target audience. Darnell is the real deal and I’m grateful for all he has helped me to accomplish!”
Host of The Cognac Room Podcast
“I am so grateful we have finally found a professional and reputable branding expert. We are extremely grateful for his creative expression of work, which brings to life our mission for our non-profit organization.”
Founder of Remembering Mom
“Darnell did an amazing job for me. He created and delivered a beautiful design despite getting very nebulous direction from me. He implicitly understood what I was looking for, was very responsive and delivered a great product. I couldn’t be happier!”
Counsel of Lincoln Derr PLLC
“Darnell’s work is incredible! We created a signage and FB campaign for a cul-de-sac full of lots. I’ve already gotten my first call from a buyer! He is well worth the money. Thanks, Darnell!”
Broker/Realtor at G&A Real Estate, Inc.
"Darnell's coaching has helped me on so many levels. It was the catalyst in my life that made me believe I can do absolutely anything. He took my drive, hunger for a better life and taught me how to make it happen. He gave me personal, 1:1 coaching for a total of a year, teaching me the in's and out's of design and business. I went from working at a call center at the beginning of the coaching to owning a business at the end of it. I highly recommend this life-changing mentorship, you won't regret it!"
- Brandon Robinson | Full Stack Software Engineer
“Darnell is awesome! Very professional and the quality of his work exceeded expectations! Will definitely use him again! Highly recommend!”
Serial Entrepreneur (Memerr, HitBit, Drunken Humor)
“Darnell is, hands down, the BEST freelancer I’ve ever worked with! He is immensely talented, an exceptional communicator, and full of ideas, bringing so much added value to the table. His first design is always a hit - and such was the case with this project! I am always excited to work with him and recommend him as one of the BEST professionals you’ll ever work with.”
Marketing Manager at Mother's
“Darnell did an outstanding job for us with brand re-fresh, and I am looking forward to working with him again. His timelines are always adhered to, and he is an excellent communicator. We asked that he take a logo and preserve the core brand, but do a re-fresh - and he performed perfectly, creating a great new look while respecting the existing design.”
Founder of VetBloom
“Darnell was very easy to work with and communicated his needs very effectively. We got everything wrapped up so quickly due in part to his responsiveness over email. If you are a developer, you’ll probably have a pretty enjoyable time working with this guy.”
Software Developer at Sportradar US
“Having worked with Darnell on a number of jobs, he has become my go-to for graphics projects. Darnell is able to take complex graphic design challenges and quickly produce high-quality renderings that are not only creative but extremely marketable. Darnell has a gift for creating stunning graphics quickly and affordably. He is a friendly, clear communicator who responds quickly to questions. I highly recommend him to anyone looking for a graphic designer.”
Lead Pastor at The Meeting Place Church
“Darnell is an attentive, thorough, organized and talented creative professional. His creative ideas and input added much value to my project and his work-product was top-flight. Darnell is definitely on my freelancer A-List.”
CEO of Suncom, Inc.
“I value people who go the extra mile to assist someone else. Darnell must live by a code of honor as I’ve seen both synergy and reciprocity in his work. Thank you for great quality and excellent customer service.”