A native of Mobile, AL, Daniel spent his summers at his family’s home on the eastern shore of Mobile Bay fishing and boating. After receiving a guitar as a gift while in the 8th grade, Daniel taught himself to play and began writing songs soon after. To date, he has recorded five full albums and his fifth album was released in December 2014.

He attended UMS-Wright Preparatory School for high school and then continued his education at Birmingham-Southern College and The University of Alabama where he graduated in December of 2011 with a Bachelors of Science. He majored in Biology and minored in Psychology. Upon graduation, he made the decision to move to Nashville, TN in January of 2012 to pursue his music.