Daniel earned a bachelor’s degree in fine arts in studio art and communication arts from Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles. As a professional multidisciplinary artist and designer, he previously worked for nonprofit arts organizations and art institutions as artist-in-residence, graphic designer, administrator, project coordinator, and curator. Prior to entering the Society, he worked as an arts educator with a broad spectrum of diverse communities. In this work he created projects with his students that utilized the arts as a conduit for social and restorative justice. For 16 years he volunteered with SEARCH Youth Ministries where he coordinated weekend retreats and workshops for young adults in disenfranchised communities throughout Los Angeles. He completed his First Studies at Fordham University in New York. During regency, he was the assistant to the dean of students at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. He is currently a graduate student at the Maryland Institute College of Art.