- Born in Winnipeg in 1967 the 5th of 6 children
- Grew up in Moose Jaw and Regina
- Graduated from Sister McGuigan High School in Regina
- Attended the University of Manitoba
- Together with his wife Linda for 29 years
- Has two grown children, Jordon & Sommer
At the age of 24, Darrin began operating his own construction company in Vancouver B.C. Upon the arrival of his daughter Sommer in 1995, Darrin moved his family and company to Winnipeg. In 2001, his construction company branched out to Regina on a contract basis. In 2011 Darrin gifted the Winnipeg-based company to his employees and moved back home to Regina. Since then Darrin has been actively involved in the Saskatchewan construction industry.