Daniel was raised in Hixson, TN and attended Hixson High School in the greater Chattanooga area. He attended ETSU for his undergraduate degree, where he majored in Philosophy and minored in Anthropology. Daniel married his high school sweetheart, Hannah, in 2013. Hannah is a physical therapist. They now have two little boys and two dogs. Before accepting the call to be Director of Children and Youth at Westminster, Daniel worked as a surveyor with the Tennessee Valley Authority. Daniel is currently working on a Masters of Biblical Studies with the RTS Global campus.