Daniel grew up in Athens, Tennessee and came to know Christ at an early age. He experienced deep spiritual growth during high school through the influence of his youth minister and was called into ministry during summer camp his junior year. Daniel attended Carson-Newman College where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He is currently pursuing his Masters of Divinity Degree in Christian Ministry through Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Daniel first joined the First Baptist Hendersonville staff in 2011 as a Middle School Intern. After serving at First Baptist for a year, God called him to Paris, Tennessee where he served for two years as Youth Minister. Daniel was called back to First Baptist Hendersonville in 2014 as a High School Ministry Associate and was called as College Minister in 2016. In his free time, Daniel enjoys being outdoors, hiking, rock climbing, and kayaking.