Daniel was raised on Florida's Gulf Coast and started acting with his first job in high school as a Merman in the underwater production of The Little Mermaid, at Weeki Wachee Spring. His performance pursuits lead him to the School of Theatre at Florida State University, where he received his undergraduate degree. While in college, he performed as lead in multiple FSU Film School productions. Since then, Daniel has been involved in several film and stage productions such as Les Miserables as Jean Valjean and in Chicago as Billy Flynn; winning best actor for both roles. Daniel's most recent on-screen performances include; Johnny, in the American paranormal anthology, A Haunting on Destination America, Borderline, shot on location in Pioneer Town, CA, which won Audience Choice Award for Best Short Film at the Playhouse West Film Festival in LA and Wish Man, the true story of Frank Shankwitz, the co-founder of the Make A Wish Foundation. Daniel is currently working on a western in Arizona called Skinwalker.