Darius White competed in high school policy debate for four years at C.E. Byrd high school in Shreveport, Louisiana. After graduating high school, they attended the University of Oklahoma and has received the recognition of being: A top sixteen collegiate debater in the 2016-2017 and 2018-2019, Double-octofinalists appearance of National Debate Tournament (NDT), Quarter finalist appearance at UMKC (2016), Semifinalist of Gonzaga (2016), the Double Octofinalist of Wake, Doctofinalist of USC, Quarter finalist of Fullerton, and Octofinalist of Northwestern all within their first year of debating in the college circuit. During the 2017-2018 they were the Semifinalist of the first half of the UC Berkeley tournament and Double Octofinalist of the second half of the UC Berkeley tournament while also walking away with the 18th speaker. During the year of 2018-2019 they won two collegiate national tournaments (6th Mukai College Classic and 2019 USC Alan Nichols Tournament) and finished first at the Cross Examination Debate Association championship.