Daniel was born in Lakeland, Florida but grew up in central Kentucky. He started off playing piano at age 9, transitioned to bass at age 12, and then started playing guitar at age 15. After graduating high school, Daniel moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma to attend Oral Roberts University. During this time he played guitar for ORU LIVE and travelled across the United States. Daniel and his wife Brooke currently reside in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and help lead worship for Garden City Church.