Daniel hails from Franklin, Indiana. Graduated from Gallaudet University with a Bachelor's’ degree in Educational Drama with a minor in Performance/Production, and a Masters’ degree in Teaching ASL from the University of Northern Colorado. He just finished his first semester at the University of Minnesota as ASL Teaching Specialist, prior to the job at the University of Minnesota, he served missionary with Deaf Missions for the past 4 years. Whenever he is not teaching, he enjoys doing Krav Maga, outdoor activities such as hiking, camping and many more. He also is an avid board games gamer, and enjoys time with his friends and families!