Having been raised in multiple places throughout the U.S., Daniel lived most of his younger years in Lafayette, Indiana. He received a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University in Computer Graphics Technology, but then decided to pursue a Master’s of Divinity degree from Faith Bible Seminary at Faith Church of Lafayette, Indiana. While completing his seminary degree, he served as the pastoral intern for Purdue Bible Fellowship international, a ministry of Faith Church for international college students. Upon graduating from seminary, Daniel worked two years in payroll and completed his certification with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors while discerning where God was calling Him to minister. He began serving as the youth pastor at Laguna Chinese Baptist Church in 2019. Daniel has a passion for teaching God's word and helping young people grow in their faith in Jesus Christ. He and his lovely wife Hana are the proud parents of their son Zion. When Daniel has free time, he enjoys playing soccer, ultimate frisbee, tennis, board games, and guitar.