Daniel was born and raised in Meridian, MS. He attended the University of Southern Mississippi and William Carey University. In college, he began attending a PCA church and got involved with RUF, both of which were extremely formative in shaping his faith. Upon graduation, he interned with RUF for two years (2014-2016) at Auburn University.

Daniel began his MDIV at RTS Jackson in August of 2022. He loves his dog Teddy and everything Auburn sports related, as well as hunting and fishing when time permits.